03.09.2015 - 03.09.2015 13 °C
Finally the day came!! We arrived at the airport at 8:00am and flew out from Brisbane airport at 10:30am. Felt very excited but also sad to leave our boys, even the two-legged ones. Grandma also waved us off, after providing a hearty breakfast for the 'squad', of course.
The fam-bam (excluding granny ).
G and Les
After surviving customs, Giaan guzzled down a Mango Energizer Boost Juice, her last one on Australian soil for nearly 2 months. The flight to LAX was long. 14 hours long to be exact. Mum slept but G didn't at all. We actually sat next to a someone who was travelling to Venezuela from Australia. He would wait t the airport for 18 hours until his next flight from LA to Miami. After that, it was another 5 hour wait until his last leg. And I though our 4 hour wait was long!!
International plane at first.
International plane at second.
International plane at early morning.
Once we arrived, we grabbed our bags and began searching for the Air Canada terminal for the trip to Vancouver. We met a couple from Brissie who were following our flights and went through customs with them. Then, it was time to handle the wait, before hopping on the next plane, which was a lot smaller. This plane trip was...exhausting to say the least. Although it hosted a serious napping opportunity.
Wing of Air Canada plane.
First selfie of many more to come!!
Arrived at Vancouver and went through customs ONCE AGAIN...Longest turn yet. Even though we felt pretty wrecked we still looked forward to the trip to Victoria, (Vancouver Island), on a SEA PLANE!!! Weather looked pretty dubious to be generous about it, but honestly, we were just too tired to care.
This is the sea plane!!!
Birds' eye view of Victoria (Obviously NOT our Aussie one).
It was great at the end of our day that the courtesy van transported us to our accommodation. Said destination was very anticipated and did not disappoint. Photos to come.
-G and Les