Archive of posts tagged "metro vancouver"

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Cates Park

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Summer to us means packing up John‘s big blue backpack and heading down to the beach. We walk through forest trails that open up into sprawling sandy shores and rest for hours in the open air. Snacks include fresh fruit and water, while we either read books or use the headphone splitter to enjoy the […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Belcarra Regional Park

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I was inspired to create an entry for my Metro Vancouver Park Series after my recent kayaking trip so here’s what you’ll need to know about exploring Belcarra. Metrics: 1,100 hectares (2,718 acres) with 22 km of hiking trails and 9.5kms of bike trails. Lake Sasamat – Photo credit: jkaneda on Flickr How to Get […]

Wednesday Morning Link Fest: Readers’ Choice

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have an exciting project on the horizon and deadlines are coming up fast, which means that I can’t get to many events until June. However, the very least I can do is give some shout outs along with links to interesting sites in my weekly Link Fest. A large portion of these are user-submitted […]

Stanley Park Pitch and Putt

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Being a golfer over the last dozen years or so I love the driving range and hitting up the big courses however there’s just something relaxing about heading out to the local pitch and putt. Your skill level doesn’t need to be up to par (nor does your wallet need to be stuffed) in order […]

Metro Vancouver Recycles and the Zero Waste Challenge

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The other day we were taking our recyclables down to the bins and noticed the garbage dumpster was overflowing (at least 3 feet above the rim). When we got closer I noticed that one of the top layers of waste was milk and orange juice cartons – about a dozen of them. With six recycle […]