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Canada West,Beautiful British Columbia and Alberta

Best trip ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Welcome to Canada Vancouver.
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Orcas around Victoria(Vancouver Island)
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A secluded island old general store North Vancover island
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White sided Pacific Dolphin near Campbell River(Vancouver Island)
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Where we stayed in picturesque Telegraph cove North Vancouver island.
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A map showing the different type of Transient and Resident orcas around the world.
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A view from our stay at Telegraph Cove tops!
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Telegraph cove at sunset
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Telegraph cove North Vancover Island BC.
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Me with Vancouver CBD behind.
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Heading out of Vancouver towards Hope but seeing America ahead near abbortsford.
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Anyone whos seen the start of RAMBO First blood will know this is where the sheriff picks rambo up and gives him a lift out of town.(HopeBC)
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Rambo Time! in Hope BC
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Near one of the Rambo First Blood sets filmed around Hope BC(Where Rambo kills the police officer in the helicopter)
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The boss! the Bald Eagle.
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Spahats Falls in Wells Gray provincial park BC.
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Dawson Falls in Wells Gray provincial park BC.
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Me in front of the most beautiful waterfall i've ever seen! Helmcken Falls
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Helmcken Falls in all her beauty!
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Mt Robson ahead of us on the road near the Albert BC border it is the highest of the rockies i read! at 3954m high.
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Looking out over the town of Jasper Alberta,take a closer look and you will see it is in a J shape.
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Me on top of the world in Jasper Alberta.
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One of the many spectacular lakes we came acroos driving around the rockies.
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Taken on a walk around Maligne Lake area Alberta.
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Patrica Lake Jasper Alberta.
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The Sheriff was in town! Jasper Alberta.
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Elk on the side of the road near Jasper Alberta.
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Me in front of Athabasca Glacier Alberta.
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Peyto Lake in Alberta an absolute Gem!
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One of the many turquoise lakes we came across Alberta.
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A view at the end of The Plain of the six Glaciers Hike.
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The Chateau on Lake Louise a short drive from Banff Alberta.
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Bearspray Which we had to have on selected hikes and the ranger wouldn't let you past till you had a group of 4 or more for our safety of course not to be annoying! We also had some bear bangers good fun.
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Takakkaw Falls in Yoho National Park BC,it is one of canadas highest waterfalls at 254m high!
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Yoho National Park BC
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Me at Emerald Lake Yoho National Park BC.
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Cheers Canadian Style!
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Old Mate had a bit to much to drink last new years eve around Vancouver and the insurance company wont come and get it because it cost too much so he has to wait for a king tide to get his pride and joy back poor fella lol.
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A white sided Pacific Dolphin really close to us near Campbell River BC.
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A humpack whale feeding in Telegraph Cove Vancouver Island BC.
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Mama and her 3 cubs Jasper National Park.
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Mama and her 3 cubs Jasper National Park.
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Riding around the famous stanley park in Vancouver BC.
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Granville Market Island in Vancouver BC.
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White sided pacific dolphin around Campbell river Vancouver island BC.
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Orcas Swimming in the usa waters between Vancouver island and Washington
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orcas
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Orca dog tucker helping orca research by being the only dog trained in the world to sniff orca poo.
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Victoria the capitial of BC and Vancouver island.
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Marjolein and the orca Hedges in Victoria BC.
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A painted map of Vancouver Island in Victoria BC.
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Me in Victoria Vancouver Island BC.
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Butchart Gardens A short drive from Victoria On Vancouver Island BC.National Geographic rated it as one of the most beautiful gardens in the world.
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Where's Wally i mean me?
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Me near Campbell river BC.
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On the set of Rambo First Blood in Hope BC.
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Standing in front of where the police station was in Rambo First Blood in Hope BC.
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This is a cool place where the Fraser and Thompson rivers meet each other two very famous rivers in BC.
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Us at the Trophy Mountain Buffalo Ranch in Wells Gray Park.
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About to reach the top of the Sentinel Pass in the middle of summer and still plenty of Snow.

I can't wait to go back again what a holiday it was!

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Easter in Cold South England

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Me in front of the Brighton Pavillion in Brighton it was freezing!
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Visting Petworth castle.
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Me in Petworth castle.
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James bond car from the film The spy who loved me 1977.
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Prosts Mclaren from 1988.
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Damon hills 1996 championship winning williams.
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James bonds aston martin from the early bond films.
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Mr beans car cool!
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Me in front of Downtown Abbey a great series btw!In real life it's known as Highclere castle.

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Berlin Trip December 2012

Ich bin ein Berliner!

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Sanssouci no worries castle in potsdam near berlin
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Sanssouci no worries castle in potsdam near berlin
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Sanssouci no worries castle in potsdam near berlin
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Sanssouci no worries castle in potsdam near berlin
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Sanssouci no worries castle in potsdam near berlin
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Me standing at checkpoint charlie where the berlin wall once divided east from west!
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Me standing in front of the brandenberg gate von frederich de grosse!
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A glass of class! Drinking Champange at Charlottenburg palace during the break of the 18th century style classical koncert.
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A nice chair i wouldn't mind having at home in the loungeroom!
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Us gearing up for new years eve! 18th century style!

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Switzerland Summer 2012

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Walking in the mountains nice!
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Beautiful place for a rest from hiking.
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Marjolein and i in the shade was hot weather!
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Getting ready to go walking with Marjoleins family in Liechtenstein Mountains.
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Walking in warm Liechtenstein.
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Happy to be on a high!
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Nice places hiddden between the peaks.
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Some cuddly Bears Zurich animal park could almost touch them.

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Hungary Budapest

City trip in Budapest

semi-overcast 32 °C

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Budapest oprea house
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Budapest oprea house
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Budapest oprea house
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Outside Budapest oprea house
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Outside Budapest parliament house
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View at buda looking from pest
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Nice view across the river
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Meeting Jonathan Wheatley in budapest Red bull f1 team manager nice chap!
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Inside paliament house
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The crown jewels inside paliament house
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Parliament house
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Thermal spa baths was a good experience a must do!
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In Buda with pest in the background parliament house
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Castle in the park Budapest

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