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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #80 on: April 21, 2013, 11:14:26 AM »
the rock that looks like marror
?? what does marror look like?

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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #81 on: April 21, 2013, 12:10:23 PM »
Awesome, thanks for finishing the TR!
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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #82 on: April 21, 2013, 12:14:25 PM »
Awesome, thanks for finishing the TR!

As promised :P

Just let me know if and when you plan on posting the TR to the main site -- may want to make some slight changes.
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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #83 on: April 21, 2013, 02:20:58 PM »
Thanks. Just in time for my upcoming trip there in two weeks!!

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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #84 on: April 21, 2013, 09:42:28 PM »
Figure I should add some pics to give it a little flavor:

First Class Check In:



First Class Lounge:







Air Show:



Glenlivit 18 on the Rocks:



KSML ex-JFK (which was great):



Awesome:



Coal Harbor on our way around Stanley Park:





Westin Bayshore Suite:





Zaatar Hummus Bar:



Water Taxi:



Like I said, aggressive seagulls  ;D



Granville Island:







Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge:









Gastown Clock:



Maple Grill:





Business Class:



Drinks (which was awesome):



KSML ex-YVR:



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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #85 on: April 23, 2013, 09:37:39 PM »
It's a shame that Omnitsky's can't produce a better airline meal. as I recall, their house-made sausages/hot-dogs were quite decent.

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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #86 on: April 23, 2013, 09:43:15 PM »
It's a shame that Omnitsky's can't produce a better airline meal. as I recall, their house-made sausages/hot-dogs were quite decent.

Agreed. I found their food pretty good.
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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #87 on: April 23, 2013, 10:36:44 PM »
It's a shame that Omnitsky's can't produce a better airline meal. as I recall, their house-made sausages/hot-dogs were quite decent.

+1. Little birdy told me that http://chabadcatering.com/ is negotiating with CX to be their new meal provider.

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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #88 on: April 23, 2013, 11:03:00 PM »
Anything would be an improvement.
Be sure to send CX feedback.
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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #89 on: April 24, 2013, 01:20:08 AM »
Thanks for the tr.
I really like the element of a surprise and I'm glad it worked out for you so great

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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #90 on: April 24, 2013, 01:27:49 AM »
Thanks for the tr.
I really like the element of a surprise and I'm glad it worked out for you so great

YW.

Thanks!
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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #91 on: April 25, 2013, 07:10:24 AM »
@AJK incredible story! Im still shocked that you got ur wife to get on the plane

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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #92 on: April 29, 2013, 07:20:38 PM »
Incidentally, what was your impression of the Hyatt?

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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #93 on: April 29, 2013, 07:28:00 PM »
Incidentally, what was your impression of the Hyatt?

Modern; nice.

Wasn't there for long, though.
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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #94 on: May 01, 2013, 12:11:33 AM »
How is Westin Bayshore as far as shabbos issues? electric key card, lower floors, automatic ac censors etc...
Also, is it near downtown chabad that serves shabbos day meal?
just booked trip for end of june

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« Reply #95 on: May 01, 2013, 12:20:30 AM »
How is Westin Bayshore as far as shabbos issues? electric key card, lower floors, automatic ac censors etc...
Also, is it near downtown chabad that serves shabbos day meal?
just booked trip for end of june

Yes key card, but I just left it open.

You can request and get a lower floor.

I believe you have to keep the sliding doors to the porch closed or else the ac turns off (unless you override?)

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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #96 on: May 02, 2013, 05:09:51 PM »
thanks

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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #97 on: July 31, 2013, 07:18:52 PM »
WOW!!!! WHAT A REPORT THANKS AJK AND MRS AJK! BUT ONE QUESTION WITH YOUR MEHALECH HOW DO YOU GET KOSHER FOOD IN THE FIRST CLASS LOUNGE WHEN DO YOU HAVE TO MAKE RESEVATION BEFORE OR WHEN YOU ARE THERE ALREADY??

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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #98 on: July 31, 2013, 08:06:09 PM »
I did it when I was there already. But I wouldn't count on it. It's officially for BA pax only.
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Re: AJK's YVR Surprise: A TR by His (Much Better) Half
« Reply #99 on: August 01, 2013, 02:23:24 AM »
for BA pax only.
what does it mean