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Bruce Hayes

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Just flew in from the coast...

by Bruce Hayes » Sat Jul 22, 2006 9:33 pm

...and are my arms tired. Sorry, I couldn't resist.

My wife and I have returned to home sweet home after 11 (12 if you count today) incredible days vacation in beautiful Vancouver.

Ate in some incredible restaurants (Raincity Grill, Cin Cin, Joe Fortes's Sequoia Grill, The Salmon House, Le Gavrouche) and sampled a couple of dozen BC wines, some of which were literally life changing experiences.

Thanks to everyone on the board who provided guidance to me on which BC wines to seek out prior to my trip.

Will be writing up my notes over the next few days.

As Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz very perceptively noted: "There's no place like home." Good to be home. Good to be back with the WLDG-ers.

PS: Bob, I did wave to you as we flew over this morning!!
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Re: Just flew in from the coast...

by Bob Parsons Alberta » Sun Jul 23, 2006 2:25 am

Welcome home Bruce, we missed your reports!!! Glad to hear you had a great trip and thanks for the wave.
All of us out here are eager to hear what you found in the way of BC wines. Some very good restaurants mentioned there Bruce!!
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Re: Just flew in from the coast...

by Jenise » Sun Jul 23, 2006 11:39 am

Welcome home. Even though I'm not Canadian, I love that city so much that I feel a Vancouverish sense of price when people praise it. Glad you had such a great time. You mentioned some cool restaurants--and Gavroche is like my home-away-from-home up there. I'll look forward to your reports.
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