Archive of posts tagged "tour"

Whale Watching with San Juan Cruises


Monday, March 19th, 2018 — 1:31pm PDT
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I always love the opportunity to get out on the waters of the Salish Sea but on a bright October morning last year, I was particularly excited. My friend Laura and I were meeting up with San Juan Cruises at the Bellingham Alaska Ferry Terminal to board the Victoria Star, one of five vessels in the company’s fleet. We joined a group of other guests for a full day Deluxe Whale Watching Tour.

Legends of Vancouver Tour: Self-Guided Walking Tour or Virtual Experience


Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 — 8:00am PDT
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The Legends of Vancouver tour is based on sites mentioned in E. Pauline Johnson (Takehionwake)’s book Legends of Vancouver. The tour visits some of the sites of those legends, and examines places of sacred meaning to local First Nations.

Tour the Lower Mainland from Above with Sky Helicopters


Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 — 11:45am PDT
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Tour the Lower Mainland from Above with Sky Helicopters: John and I went on a scenic flight through the backcountry from Pitt Meadows, past Coquitlam Mountain, and beyond.

Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver


Friday, October 13th, 2017 — 11:20am PDT
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One of the best ways to get to know Vancouver, as a visitor or a local, is to take an informative walking tour. At this time of year however, one of the best ways to get to know the darker side of the city’s history, is by signing up for one of these spooky Halloween […]

Visiting the Canadian Parliament Buildings in Ottawa


Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 — 9:35am PDT
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We sat in the shade of the East Block on a warm August morning in Ottawa. The capital’s Carillon played America the Beautiful as a part of an “Unofficial Anthems” song selection, after Jamaica Farewell and before the AfricAcadian anthem, Oh, Freedom. The daily carillon program is just one of many aspects of visiting the […]