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Archive for May, 2010

Walkabout: Lynn Valley suspension bridge

Walkabout: Lynn Valley suspension bridge

One of the things that Vancouver has going for it is the close proximity of outdoor activities. After forty minutes of bus travel and a couple of kilometres of hiking, you too could see a vista like this: There's an old tourist promotional saying about Vancouver that goes something like "Ski in the morning, scuba in the afternoon, and dinner [...]

The Vancouver Sun Run 2010K

The Vancouver Sun Run 2010K

Mothers Day in Vancouver was marked by the running of the 26th annual Vancouver Sun Run. The 10km race around the main downtown area of Vancouver saw 51,419 participants take part including yours truly. I finished the race in 1:11:38 seconds which placed me 20978. Considering the lack of training and the 15km hike Chris and I did on Saturday, [...]

Fingerling Festival (it’s not what you think)

After a tip off from another expat, Chris and I headed over to Port Moody for the Fingerling Festival.  The annual festival event held by the Noons Creek Hatchery is part of conservations efforts. The place was packed with every small child from within a 10km radius lining up to collect a bucket with six baby salmon which they then walk down [...]