Archive for the category "BC"

Fraser Valley Parks: Chilliwack Lake


Saturday, March 20th, 2010 — 2:50pm PDT
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Although Chilliwack Lake is in the “604” area code, it isn’t in Metro Vancouver. As such, it is the first entry for my Fraser Valley parks profile series. View Larger Map Metrics: Park size is a whopping 9,258 hectares with 146 campsites and 40kms of trails including a leg of the Trans Canada Trail. Photo […]

Sunshine Coast: Sechelt Peninsula by Air


Thursday, March 18th, 2010 — 8:45am PDT
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The last stop on our Sunshine Coast weekend adventure was in Sechelt. View Larger Map We had lunch at the Lighthouse Pub then walked over to WestCoast Air for a scenic flight of the peninsula. It was really neat to fly right over the parts of the area we explored by boat just the day […]

Sunshine Coast: Skookumchuck Narrows & Sechelt Inlet


Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 — 3:48pm PDT
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After leaving FibreWorks, John and I made our way to Egmont, on the Eastern side of the Sechelt peninsula as we continued to explore the Sunshine Coast last weekend. View Larger Map From there we met with Bryce Christie of Sunshine Coast Tours out on the dock by the Backeddy Pub. We piled into the […]

Sunshine Coast: FibreWorks Studio & Gallery


Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 — 10:30am PDT
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After a lazy Saturday morning sipping coffee we made in our room we got in the car and headed North on Highway 101 toward our afternoon appointment in Egmont, continuing our Sunshine Coast adventure. We were given the names of some galleries, cafes, and pubs to check out along the way should we have enough […]

Sunshine Coast: Roberts Creek to Pender Harbour


Monday, March 15th, 2010 — 6:16pm PDT
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This weekend we took a quick escape from the rush of the city and hopped aboard a 40-minute ferry to enjoy the Sunshine Coast. After our walk around Gibsons Landing, we headed up the highway, stopping for lunch. View Larger Map Sunshine Coast Tourism gave us a list of places to check out but I […]

Sunshine Coast: Gibsons Landing


Saturday, March 13th, 2010 — 9:55am PDT
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I’ve profiled Gibsons, BC as a day trip destination before but having been able to take a walking tour yesterday with John, I figured it was time for an updated article about this seaside gem. View Larger Map Hopping on a BC Ferry, the 40-minute crossing to Langdale from Horseshoe Bay is a breeze.