Like birthdays and anniversaries, Olympics tend to be the kind of thing that sneaks up on you. Next Friday, the 21st installment of the Olympic Winter Games kicks off in Vancouver. Now, I live here. For at least the last five years, it’s been just about all anyone has talked about. But I know that the rest of the world has had more pressing things to worry about than crowning the next Nancy Kerrigan. The good news is that if you still want to come, there are plenty of flights, beds and tickets available (For a price, of course). I broke it all down for The Washington Post.
Vancouver Snapshot: Last-minute travelers’ sprint is a quadrennial Olympic event
By Remy Scalza, Special to The Washington Post
So between slogging your way through the Great Recession and following the inaugural season of “Jersey Shore,” you haven’t had much time to think about the Olympic Winter Games starting in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday. But now, all of a sudden, those Morgan Freeman commercials for Visa — the ones with the slow-mo shots of Olympic glories past — have you in the spirit. You want in, front-row center, as the next generation of Apolo Ohnos is crowned.
Is it too late? Maybe not.
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