Tag Archives: British Columbia

Bees at Butchart

I love bees. And the Butchart Gardens outside Victoria on Vancouver Island are a paradise for them. Even in late summer when we were there, bees buzzed around, tirelessly going from flower to flower, collecting up pollen. I could have … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Bears

Our attempts to witness wild bears fishing for salmon in Alaska met with limited success (see my post Close Encounter With An Alaskan Bear). Fortunately, we had much more luck (and purely by chance) during our visit to the Rocky … Continue reading

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Going Loco at Brandywine Falls, British Columbia

The bustling Olympic ski resort of Whistler in British Columbia is a fantastic destination, no matter what time of year. There’s no end of outdoorsy things to do, from ATVing to ziplining. You can even go skiing! But if you … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

It’s going to take me at least 7 ½ lifetimes to see and do everything I want to on this enormous, beautiful planet. My Bucket List includes every last bit of its incredible diversity. From mountains to deserts. From coral … Continue reading

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