Archive for the category "walks"

Walking Tour of Gastown

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After gale-force winds ripped through Vancouver last night, the clouds parted and I set out on foot to do a walking tour of Gastown. I was invited along by Vancouver Urban Adventures to participate in their Gastown & Chinatown tour this afternoon. Being a local history buff I was pretty curious to see if I […]

Daniel Igali Walk for Kids

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Daniel Igali 5K Walk/Run for Kids will take place in Bear Creek Park on Saturday October 17th, 2009. In 2000, Daniel Igali won the gold medal for Canada in men’s wrestling at the Olympic Games in Sydney. The Nigerian-born, Surrey resident’s moving display of placing the Canadian flag down on the mat, circling it […]

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 […]

Peak to Peak at Whistler Blackcomb

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today we crossed from Peak to Peak on the world’s highest lift of its kind, 1427ft above the valley floor. Starting out in Whistler Village we took the Village Gondola up to the Roundhouse. From there we could view the peak of Whistler, trails and runs. We hopped on the fairly new Peak to Peak […]

The Miss Guides

Comments 1 by Guest Author

The following guest post was contributed by Amanda Coolidge. This summer the heat is on (literally!) in the arts world of Vancouver and to add to the ever-growing repertoire of fabulous artistic events in the city, are The Miss Guides – a Vancouver-based artist collective. April Smith & Peter Davies of AHA MEDIA on behalf […]

New York City Morning

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Since I’m currently away on business I won’t have much time to post until tomorrow. However, this morning was just too good not to cover. The only thing better than taking a morning stroll down the bustling streets of Manhattan is doing so in the company of Michael DiLorenzo, the Director of Social Media Marketing […]