Archive for January, 2016

10 Photos of Porteau Cove

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The most frequent photos I see that have been taken at Porteau Cove include the Milky Way and the Northern Lights, which says something about this Provincial Park, located along the Sea to Sky Highway. When “Porteau” (porte d’eau) is translated from French into English it means “Water’s Gate”. This name dates from 1908 when […]

Photos of The Lions from Vancouver

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The Lions are to Vancouver what the Matterhorn is to Switzerland. They are the two most iconic peaks in the Vancouver area, sitting atop the North Shore mountains at 5,400 ft (West Lion) and 5,269 ft (East Lion). The Lions are also known as Ch’ich’iyúy Elxwíkn by the Squamish First Nation, which translates to Twin […]

Free Emergency Preparedness Workshops in Vancouver

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December’s earthquake, felt in Vancouver, was a reminder that while we cannot predict when disaster will hit, we can be prepared. The City of Vancouver is hosting a variety of Emergency Preparedness Workshops in local communities throughout January, February, March, and April. Here’s the full list in case you would like to attend and learn […]

Parksville Uncorked Food and Wine Festival 2016

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Food, wine, a pairing dinner, craft beer, bubbles, brunch, and those gorgeous eastern Vancouver Island sunrise views. The 8th annual Parksville Uncorked Food and Wine Festival is happening February 18 to 21, 2016 at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort and The Beach Club Resort. Parksville Uncorked Food and Wine Festival Tickets are on sale now for […]

Stanley Park and Whistler Make the List of Most Instagram Photographed Places in Canada

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There are some places you go where no matter how much you want to disconnect, you just have to take photos and share them with the rest of the world. For me, two of those places made it to the top 10 list of “Most Instagram Photographed Places in Canada” for 2015, and it’s no […]