Archive for the category "roadtrip"

Sunshine Coast: Gibsons Landing

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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.

Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois in an Afternoon

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This afternoon we decided to hop in the car and go exploring a little so 3 hours and 3 states later, I give you a photo post (mostly featuring the mighty Mississippi River). You can explore more in my Iowa 2009 photo set on Flickr.

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 […]

Weekend Recap All Photo Edition #2

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This weekend John and I took the in-laws to the lovely town of Osoyoos in the Southern Okanagan. We enjoyed excellent scenery, wining, dining, and some much needed relaxation. The view from the East, above the City on Anarchist Mountain Nk’Mip Winery – Took an hour-long tour that was very informative (learning all about North […]