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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2016


Monday, March 28th, 2016 — 10:12am PDT
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The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival returns April 1st to April 30th in Washington State, in the La Conner and Mount Vernon area, just a quick drive from the border. Skagit Valley Tulip Festival During your visit, you can drive to various tulip, daffodil and iris fields and events or do a cycling tour. There are […]

Seattle Museum Month


Friday, January 15th, 2016 — 10:45am PDT
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For every city John and I visit, we enter at least one museum. In the spring it was the Concord Museum in Massachusetts (with artifacts from writers like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau), then it was the The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (where we looked up a painting by Iowa […]

Bellingham Helicopter Tour


Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 — 10:44am PDT
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By sea and by air, you can quickly get to know a destination like never before, whether you’re just passing through or you’ve been visiting your whole life. This summer I had the opportunity to paddle in Bellignham Bay and also to soar high above it in a helicopter with Bellingham Aviation Services (“BAS”). Bellingham […]

Things to do in Bellingham


Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 — 1:30pm PDT
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Over a million Canadians make their way through Peace Arch border crossing each year with retail destinations in the Bellingham area in mind. However, there’s much more to this Pacific Northwest city than shopping! Located 88km (55 miles) south of Vancouver and 145km (90 miles) north of Seattle, Bellingham has the historic Fairhaven district, a […]

Hiking in Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest


Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 — 2:14pm PDT
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It’s one thing to spend your life looking over at an active glaciated andesitic stratovolcano and it’s another to actually hike at its base. Mount Baker, visible from Vancouver on any sunny day, is located in Washington State and is a part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc in the North Cascades. It’s easy to get […]

Making Soap at Otion Soap in Bellingham


Monday, September 7th, 2015 — 2:44pm PDT
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I’m really not good at being creative or artsy. If you hand me a paintbrush dipped in the most gorgeous, luscious colours and tell me to paint anything my heart desires I’ll totally choke and end up producing a weak attempt at a smiley face. My latest attempt at being creative was at Otion Soap […]