The best way to fly…

… is not in a KLM 747, but a Cessna 172. Not only is the service far more punctual (not to mention, flexible), but you have the added reassurance of loading your own baggage onto the aircraft! The best feature by far, though, is the in-flight entertainment – you can listen in to all the conversation with the air traffic control.

So, instead of travelling to Vancouver Island on the ferry with the rest of the holiday weekend traffic, Uncle John came and collected us at Boundary Bay airport and flew us over – a 20 minute hop with bird’s eye views over the Gulf Islands. At 2500 ft you have a fine view of the islands, the boats and if you’re lucky, even a few eagles.

Here’s the GPS log for Google Earth.

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