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Tian-Jin Temple – An Oasis in Burnaby

Tian-Jin Temple – An Oasis in Burnaby

As per usual whenever I go someplace I try to find something off the beaten track. Especially when I know the place I’m in well.  As I come from Vancouver, I did some searching while I was staying in Burnaby…

Vancouver – 1 Week, 4 Cities, Cribbage and Costco

Vancouver – 1 Week, 4 Cities, Cribbage and Costco

I’ve landed back in my home town of Greater Vancouver.  It’s been a good 3 years since I’ve spent much time here, but I’m here for 6 months. Why? So, why I’m in Vancouver – because I hope to work…

Two weeks in Canada

Two weeks in Canada

After my first post about my lost luggage (still lost) and our few days in Vancouver we are now near Kelowna getting ready for the long road trip through Canada and the USA. We spent another few days in Vancouver…

BA loses my luggage and a week in Vancouver

BA loses my luggage and a week in Vancouver

BA  loses my luggage and a week in Vancouver The week started well as prior to our departure we spent a pleasant  few days in Pevensey Bay with the delightful raconteur Ken. We even managed to win a round at…

Vancouver here we come

Vancouver here we come

It has been a while since my last blog. We have been busy sorting out renting our house, visiting relatives and organising all the boring things you have to do before travelling for a year. I returned a week ago…

Hidden gems in British Columbia:  A Journey from Vancouver to Chilliwack and Killarney Beach

Hidden gems in British Columbia: A Journey from Vancouver to Chilliwack and Killarney Beach

2012 was a big year! It was my 50th birthday, 50th wedding anniversary of my in-laws and my father in-law, Joe’s, 70th birthday. We made a decision to meet up in Canada and do a trip together with my brother…

Vancouver and five great things to do

Vancouver and five great things to do

I have a love hate relationship with Vancouver. I love the food, excellent public transport, the harbour, Stanley Park, Gastown, Granville Island, museums and the people. What I hate are the cheaply built residential high rises which are ugly it…