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Rocky Mountaineer to Ashcroft

May 17th, 2011 @ 9:35pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I set out on the Rocky Mountaineer train with a group of media traveling to Echo Valley Ranch. While the train was simply our selected mode of transport up the Fraser Canyon into the Chilcotin Cariboo region of BC, it was well-worth photographing and documenting the experience. Departing from the Rocky Mountaineer station […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 6 Accent Inns Okanagan

May 17th, 2011 @ 1:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Heading into Week 6 of the BC Travel Tuesday series, we’re about half-way through the giveaways and getaways that have been lined up by backyardbc.com. In case you haven’t been following along already, we’re highlighting travel and hotel stays for locals. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for residents of British Columbia. Essentially […]

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings at Malkin Bowl

May 16th, 2011 @ 1:25pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings are playing Malkin Bowl May 27th. I admit, I had not heard anything from Sharon Jones before so I looked up the following video on YouTube: And then I wanted to hear more: Here you have amazingly solid vocals, deep soul, hip shaking funk, and to top it all […]

Seven Sisters of Stanley Park

May 16th, 2011 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

While on a photowalk through Stanley Park recently I grabbed a few shots of the site of the Cathedral trees. New evergreens reaching up to the sky from their oversized stumps just off the Cathedral trail, I realized that I haven’t yet shared the tale of the Seven Sisters. The group of majestic trees was […]

Pearl Jam and Mudhoney in Vancouver 2011

May 16th, 2011 @ 9:18am by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the most influential bands of the 1990s, Pearl Jam is celebrating its 20th anniversary by (among other things) heading out on a Canadian tour this summer. If that’s not enough to get Pearl Jam fanatics and grunge lovers excited, they will also be touring with special guests (and musical pioneers), Mudhoney. Source: Pearl […]

Stephen Brunt Canucks Video Essay

May 15th, 2011 @ 10:57am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Some people have rules about the playoffs around here. If the Canucks are out, they cheer for the next Canadian team left in the running (although usually there’s an exception for the Maple Leafs). With the Canucks representing Canada’s teams in the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff run, will the rest of the country sport […]

Stanley Park Photowalk

May 15th, 2011 @ 10:43am by Rebecca Bollwitt

To us, a stroll in Stanley Park isn’t just for exploring or venturing down familiar paths. It’s a chance to unwind among the falling raindrops and breathe in the fresh evergreen air. Taking the Bridle, Tatlow, Lake, and Cathedral trails, we wandered around for hours hoping that the stresses of the week would crumble away […]

Panorama of Vancouver from West Vancouver

May 13th, 2011 @ 3:25pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Panoramic photos of Vancouver are always interesting to view as our city’s setting and scenery never fails to impress. Today at today at Northern Voice, John Biehler revealed a gigapixel photo (a panoramic image using the GigaPan Epic instrument) that he shot yesterday from British Properties in West Vancouver. Hover your mouse over the image […]