After the early morning walk around the harbour the Newey contingent hired bikes and did the circuit around Stanley Park on the sea wall cycle path, stopping off to see the totem poles, sculptures & Lions Gate bridge. Some of us were a bit wobbly on the bikes & Isaac threw a wobbly due to … Continue reading Vancouver Day 3
Woke up early on day 3 in Vancouver so decided to go for a walk with the camera around the harbouside…
We certainly packed it in on the Saturday; hop on hop off Bus tour, taking in Granville Island Market, lunch in a downtown park, Vancouver library [ Isaac was impressed with the walk up sound boothes where you could record your stories for an ongoing audio project], souvenir shopping and the sights & sounds of … Continue reading Vancouver Day 2
Our first day in Vancouver city, big thanks to Auntie Barbara for driving us in to the West End from Maple Ridge, expertly navigating to our apartments on Robson Street. By mid afternoon we were settled in and had met up with Pauline, Emma, Taylor, Saoirse & Sophie. We all went for an evening walk … Continue reading Vancouver Day 1
A very hot day at Alouette Lake, Golden Ears Park, near Maple Ridge, BC. Water was refreshing but not too cold, it was interesting watching all the famillies turn up with BBQs Coolboxes, canopies etc and set up for the day. I think we were lucky to be there on a relatively quiet day, despite … Continue reading Alouette Lake
Our visit to the Capilano Suspension bridge, North Vancouver, a spectacular visior park with lots of good information for the kids about both the trees and the First Nation peoples. Very high, slightly nervewracking suspension bridge, what me, walking in time with the resonance? Some very big trees and dramatic cliffside walk. Busy and touristy, … Continue reading Capilano Suspension Bridge
Photos from an amble around the Kanaka Creek Riverside nature trail with Barbara & Dave. Although we didn’t see any bears, we certainly saw signs of recent activity, including paw prints in the mud and claw marks on a tree.
Big thank you to Barbara & Dave for welcoming us to their home in Maple Ridge, the trailor was just right for us! Great to get to spend some time with Simon too. Here’s some photos from our time there… More to follow soon.
A new place for the family to post about what they’re up to and stuff that we find interesting…