Canada Harbor Tour

2017-09-14T09:49:19-07:00August 17th, 2011|Canada|

Spain competed in Vancouver's international fireworks competition, but China won the whole shooting match. I'm pretty sure this truck on Granville Island was holding mass quantities of asparagus soup. Harbour tour - there are more [...]

Chinatown, Vancouver BC Canada

2017-09-14T09:49:19-07:00August 17th, 2011|Canada|

Typical Chinese grocery - the most popularitem by far was multiple varieties ofginseng, use as an aphrodisiac.  Dried gecko - showing promise inChinese medicine to fight cancer.Gecko tea, anyone?  Mmmmm. The oldest street in Vancouver's Chinatownwelcomed [...]

Sister weekend in Vancouver BC, Canada

2017-09-14T09:49:19-07:00August 17th, 2011|Canada|

Who got up early to walk the Capilano Suspension Bridge with no other tourists?We did!  There was still a whole lottashakin' going on, although they swearthe bridge is strong enough to hold96 elephants, or 8 fully [...]

Swinging and Sparkling in Kelowna, BC

2017-09-14T09:49:25-07:00September 10th, 2010|Canada|

Our good friends Terry Jones and Walt Yund joined us at Predator Ridge for a beginner golf lesson.  Looks like Walt has perfected the necessary "smooth moves" to ignite Terry's game?! Sparkling Hill is a [...]

Hiking in British Columbia, Canada

2017-09-14T09:49:25-07:00September 6th, 2010|Canada|

Somewhere northwest of Whistler, BC - the guys went hiking for 3 days directly into postcard views! They spotted mountain goats and (smelly) evidence of grizzly bears. From the left- Dan Raney, Nick Raney, Mike [...]

Hiking in Sun Peaks, BC

2017-09-14T09:49:44-07:00July 15th, 2008|Canada|

We took the ski lift up mid-mountain and started hiking...and ran into our friend the bear, who was lumbering around sniffing all the wildflowers. He very politely posed for the photo shoot - and then [...]

Montreal, Quebec

2017-09-14T09:49:44-07:00June 25th, 2008|Canada|

This is the room that John Lennon and Yoko Ono stayed in on their honeymoon, where they had their "bed-in" and recorded "Give Peace a Chance". Apparently they wrote lyrics and taped them to the [...]

Heating up the rainforest

2017-09-14T09:49:46-07:00September 7th, 2007|Canada|

It was chilly and damp at times, so we relished the cedar driftwood campfires. One day when we were unable to kayak due to weather, we hiked 4 miles across the island forest and 4 [...]