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Grizzly Bear Tour at Sonora Resort

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We woke up before the sun this morning to head out on a Grizzly Bear watching tour. From Sonora, we hopped into a zodiac and were whisked away a good 45 minutes North East, over to the mainland. The boat ride over was half of the experience in itself as we slipped between islands, passed […]

Girls Weekend at Sonora Resort

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon my sister and I hopped onto a helicopter at YVR’s South Terminal and were whisked away to Sonora Resort. We’re here for a few days and will experience all that the resort and the region have to offer. Starting with a 5-hour Grizzly Bear tour at 7:00am tomorrow, we’ll be boating, fishing, and […]

Hiking on Blackcomb

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few weeks ago we came to Whistler and rode the Peak to Peak gondola which runs between Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain. When we got to Blackcomb we had done the quick Alpine Walk trail, which is a 60 minute loop we ended up completing in about 20 minutes. We had an appointment in […]

Whistler Mountaineer Train Ride

Comments 96 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning we woke up at dawn to head to the Rocky Mountaineer / Whistler Mountaineer train station in North Vancouver. I haven’t been on a big train since I took a commuter to Salem with my mom when I lived in Boston. Before that, I rode on the Royal Hudson when I was wee. […]

Providence Farm

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We made a quick stop at the General Store on Providence Farm in Duncan while on our tour of the Cowichan Valley. Its history dates back to 1864 when the Sisters of St Ann purchased 400 acres of land on the promise that they would occupy and build upon it. It has gone through several […]