Archive for September, 2009

Eco Tour at Sonora Resort

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We returned to Sonora Resort after the Grizzly Bear tour for a spot of lunch before we headed back out on the water for an Eco Tour. The Eco Tour was run by Aaron, our knowledgeable guide who told us about everything from sea life and local animals to the history of the area and […]

Grizzly Bear Tour at Sonora Resort

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We woke up before the sun this morning to head out on a Grizzly Bear watching tour. From Sonora, we hopped into a zodiac and were whisked away a good 45 minutes North East, over to the mainland. The boat ride over was half of the experience in itself as we slipped between islands, passed […]

Girls Weekend at Sonora Resort

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon my sister and I hopped onto a helicopter at YVR’s South Terminal and were whisked away to Sonora Resort. We’re here for a few days and will experience all that the resort and the region have to offer. Starting with a 5-hour Grizzly Bear tour at 7:00am tomorrow, we’ll be boating, fishing, and […]

Free Family Skates at Trout Lake and Killarney

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: sherlock77 on Flickr Two new ice rinks are opening next week and to celebrate, the Vancouver Parks Board is hosting free family skating events. Trout Lake Ice Rink (3350 Victoria Drive at East 15th Avenue) Official Opening Ceremonies Thursday, September 24 – 5:15 to 5:45pm Free Public Skate 6:30 to 8:00pm The Trout […]

Vancouver History: Before and After Part Six

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This is now the sixth week of my Before and After photo series. I was a bit stumped this morning when trying to think of a theme so I just started typing random search words into the City Archives photo database. Photo: Philip T Timms – Item #: CVA 677-565 What I ended up with […]