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Echo Valley Ranch Resort


Saturday, May 21st, 2011 — 3:07pm PDT
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Usually if I’m in a location for more than a day I’ll separate my travel coverage into several posts (such as food, activities, history). However, since I took so many shots at Echo Valley, I thought bit of a photo essay format would be best this trip recap. Sitting on almost 200 acres of forest […]

Rocky Mountaineer to Ashcroft


Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 — 9:35pm PDT
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This morning I set out on the Rocky Mountaineer train with a group of media traveling to Echo Valley Ranch. While the train was simply our selected mode of transport up the Fraser Canyon into the Chilcotin Cariboo region of BC, it was well-worth photographing and documenting the experience. Departing from the Rocky Mountaineer station […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 6 Accent Inns Okanagan


Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 — 1:30pm PDT
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Heading into Week 6 of the BC Travel Tuesday series, we’re about half-way through the giveaways and getaways that have been lined up by backyardbc.com. In case you haven’t been following along already, we’re highlighting travel and hotel stays for locals. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for residents of British Columbia. Essentially […]

Summer Live 2011 in Stanley Park


Thursday, May 12th, 2011 — 3:42pm PDT
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As a part of the continuing celebrations for Vancouver’s 125th anniversary, Summer Live will showcase the best of BC entertainment with a free 3-day concert series in Stanley Park this July. Said the Whale, Mother Mother, Dan Mangan, We Are the City. Photo credit: John Bollwitt This afternoon participating artists were announced and the line-up […]

Putting Sechelt on Google Maps


Thursday, May 12th, 2011 — 1:31pm PDT
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As of January 2009 Mapquest was still ahead of Google Maps in the online map department however I have a feeling that Google has taken the top rank in recent years. We turn to it for streetviews, directions, information about local businesses or for trip planning. But what happens when the place you’re looking for […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 5 Watermark Beach Resort, Osoyoos


Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 — 2:30pm PDT
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I am pleased to announce that the BC Travel Tuesday series, that was originally set to be 10 weeks long, has been extended to 12 weeks thanks to the support of my readers and the partner properties listed on backyardbc.com. We’re now onto our fifth week and so far we’ve given away $2,188 worth of […]