Archive for the category "BC"

Day Tripping: Hell’s Gate

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In the first post of the Day Tripping series I talked about the town of Hope being the gateway to holidayland, however it could also be looked at as the gateway to hell. Although heading north on Highway 1 is actually a quite lovely experience the fiery inferno of Hades is simply a reference to […]

Day Tripping: Gibsons, Welcome Back

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Any good Canadian kid remembers growing up watching The Beachcombers, which took place in Gibsons, BC on the Sunshine Coast. In recent years I had a moment at the CBC with some memorabilia, and giggled fondly when a posted about Bruno Gerussi’s beard hair in 2006 (link via Darren Barefoot). A focal point of the […]

Day Tripping: Othello Tunnels

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Oodles of glorious sunshine being predicted for this weekend gets me thinking about outdoor activities. Should a Metro Vancouverite feel like a mini-escape, perhaps even a multi-hour adventure in a single day, what are the options? I’ve decided to pull from a pool of childhood Sunday drive memories and highlight a few gems in this […]

What's Your Road Trip Soundtrack?

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Nothing beats cruising the open road with the windows down, sun beaming in giving you a farmer tan on your driving arm, and the sound of rockin’ tunes to soundtrack your venture. I’ve been road tripping since I could drive; I’ve traveled the highways of our Provinces and the Pacific Coast countless times and on […]