|The view inland|
|Not my pic; Costal Renaissance, built in Germany in 2007|
For $5.25 I finally get breakfast in form of an egg, cheese & bacon bagel from S4 inside the BC Ferries terminal. It's edible and the staff is very friendly.
|Thar she blows !|
At 10:20 I get to board one of the new ferries. Nothing too special; the deck layout more resemble the ferries crossing the English Channel (lots of wide stairs) than that of the usual BC Ferries Queens. I like the club-like sitting arrangement in the front, but decide to check out the rest of the ship.
The sundeck passenger area seems definitely wider than on the old ferries,
and finally someone had the good sense of putting the smoker's corner into a wind-shaded deck area (Ever tried lighting a cigarette in an non-sheltered area of a sundeck with typical Salish Sea wind conditions?).
The ride from HS Bay to Vancouver is uneventful as ever, only the hills seem less steep today; all that pedaling of the last week must be paying off ;-)