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Dog Friendly Oct 14

This is most definitely a very pet-friendly city,
I saw people & their pooches out in every direction
#petfriendly #dogs

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Must Love Dogs
These 2 local Film Institute students interviewed me on the street. Then I tuned the tables on them & asked them all about Lil Otis here.
He’s a great little ambassador. Obviously, well cared for – came prepared w/ food, water, water cup, leash w/ plastic bags.
Puppy Love, ya think?

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Pet Boutique & Bakery
one stop shopping for your furry friends in a repurposed railway car, dogs get a treat from their pet bakery, how FUN is that?
#WooflesandMeowz #pets

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Jacintha Perera, ACC & MCC
travel expert, advisor & advocate
www.IslandGetawaysTravel.com
(916) 897-9597

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Foodie Town Oct 11

Do you recognize this port city?
photo hint #4: lots of great lunch options here
#GranvillePublicMarket

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What do you feel like for lunch?
Lots of interesting choices here!
#GranvillePublicMarket

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and a little dessert? chocolate perhaps?
interesting tag line don’t you think?
(see signage left)
#GranvillePublicMarket

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For more information, contact:
Jacintha Perera, ACC & MCC
travel expert, advisor & advocate
www.IslandGetawaysTravel.com
(916) 897-9597

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Port City Oct 10

Do you recognize this Canadian port city?
photo hint #1: AquaBus water taxi

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photo hint #2: Granville Island is a very popular tourist spot
#GranvilleIsland

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photo hint #3: Calling all foodies!
#PacificInstituteofCulinaryArts

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For more information, contact:
Jacintha Perera, ACC & MCC
travel expert, advisor & advocate
www.IslandGetawaysTravel.com
(916) 897-9597

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Ready for Takeoff Oct 09

Seatbacks in their upright position, tray tables stowed, seatbelts fastened,
hand carry under the seat in front of you, here we go . . . see hint in photo.
Guesses on our destination? Be specific! What city?

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For more information, contact:
Jacintha Perera, ACC & MCC
travel expert, advisor & advocate
www.IslandGetawaysTravel.com
(916) 897-9597

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Oh, Canada Oct 08

Enjoy a Video Preview of the Canadian Rockies by Rail

For more information, contact:
Jacintha Perera, “Chief Escape Artist”
www.IslandGetawaysTravel.com
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Where in the World? Oct 02

Do you recognize this port city?
photo hint #1: AquaBus water taxi

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photo hint #2: Granville Island is very popular

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photo hint #3: calling all foodies!

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For more information, contact:
Jacintha Perera “Chief Escape Artist”
www.IslandGetawaysTravel.com
(916) 897-9597

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Ready for Take-off Oct 01

Ready for Takeoff
seatbacks in their upright position, tray tables stowed, seatbelts fastened, hand carry under the seat in front of you, here we go  . . . see hint in photo
guesses on our destination? be specific! what city?

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Planes . . .  Trains . . .  no, not automobiles!
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Trolleys  . . . Gondolas  . . .  and much more.
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Join me on a NEW virtual tour starting TODAY!

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For more information, contact:
Jacintha Perera, “Chief Escape Artist”
www.IslandGetawaysTravel.com
(916) 897-9597

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The Castles of Canada Apr 15

The Castles of Canada
Discover the beauty of the majestic Canadian Rockies on the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer by day. Each evening you & your luggage are transferred to comfortable hotels. No cramped little sleeper compartments with bunk beds & a compact bathroom. GoldLeaf guests enjoy accommodations in the Fairmont Hotels, historic grand dames, such as the Chateau Lake Louise (pictured here) along the way.

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photo courtesy of Fairmont Hotels

For more info, contact: Jacintha Perera
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(916) 897-9597

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Whistler Sea to Sky Climb Apr 12

Cheakamus Canyon, Whistler Sea to Sky Climb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Route #5 Whistler Sea to Sky Climb
This is a day trip with a 3 & 1/2 hour journey each way along the Sea to Sky Corridor between Vancouver & Whistler.
It can be combined with a stay in Whistler & is also suitable as an add-on to other rail routes.
photo of Cheakamus Canyon courtesy of Rocky Mountaineer

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Coastal Passage Apr 11

 

Alaska #1 (2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Route #4 The Coastal Passage
This route connects Seattle with Vancouver & then Banff or Jasper in the Canadian Rockies. It can be also be taken as a pre or post option with an Alaska cruise from Seattle.
photo courtesy of Holland America Line

For more info, contact: Jacintha Perera
www.IslandGetawaysTravel.com
(916) 897-9597