BC Parks is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year while it is also the 100th anniversary of Parks Canada in 2011. Although Banff National Park is 125 years old, Parks Canada was officially established in 1911 and was the first national park service in the world. In BC, we have 7 National Parks. Glacier National […]
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Today is the 100th anniversary of BC Parks, upon creation of the first provincial park, Vancouver Island’s Strathcona Provincial Park. Throughout the rest of the year, BC Parks is hosting events across the province, from family snowshoe outings to bird watching, star-gazing, and learning to cave. Growing up in the Lower Mainland, exploring BC parks […]
The following photo essay was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for Miss604.com Once we finished our Zodiac tour of the Broken Group Islands, we headed to dinner at Norwoods on our last night in Ucluelet. We started things off with the ‘local seafood trio’ which included crab chowder, tempura prawns and grilled octopus […]
The following photo essay was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for Miss604.com After driving for a number of hours from Courtenay, our tour pulled up to the beautiful Black Rock Oceanfront Resort in Ucluelet. I didn’t quite know what to expect before arriving but when we did, we were all awestruck by the […]
The following photo essay was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for Miss604.com After a day of travelling around the Comox Valley, we headed to the Old House Restaurant, which is the namesake of the hotel & spa we were staying at. Built in 1938 by the Kirk Family, who lived in the house […]
The following photo essay was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for Miss604.com This is something I was really looking forward to doing. Fortunately, the weather couldn’t have been more perfect in Ucluelet the day we met with our surf instructor, Sean who runs the Ukee Surf School. After meeting up with Sean, he […]