British Columbia

Travel Adventures in British Columbia

  • Barb and Baden’s Excellent Victoria Weekend

    Barb and I made some last minute arrangements to spend a few days in Victoria. It’s most surprising that I’ve lived in Vancouver for over 30 years and I’ve never spent more than a few hours in our provincial capitol city. Victoria is a really…

  • Our Excellent Houseboat Adventure

    In British Columbia, when you mention houseboats, it almost always means house boating on Shuswap lake. During the peak of summer there will be hundreds of houseboats on the lake as it's a very popular vacation pastime. Our first and only other time that we…

  • Vancouver 2010 Olympics – Final

    The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics officially ended last weekend and I’ve gone through the almost 900 pictures that I’ve taken and have posted my favourite pictures. You can click here to see my Vancouver 2010 Olympics photo album. Baden

  • 2010 Olympic Experience – Part 1

    On July 2nd, 2005 I remember that I was at our office in our big meeting room with about 50 other people. We were all watching the live announcement from Prague which city would be getting the 2010 winter Olympics. Almost five years later from…

  • Pre-Olympic Whistler Weekend – Final

    Without a doubt, Whistler is almost always associated with downhill skiing. So what’s a group of five people to do that don’t ski? Fortunately, Whistler has an endless number of outdoor activities that don’t involve downhill skiing. One of Barb and my favourites that we…

  • Pre-Olympic Whistler Weekend – Part 1

    , Living in Vancouver, there’s something that we really miss that just about every other part of Canada will experience: a real winter. Right now, in January, most of Canada is covered in snow and for better or worse they are experiencing a real winter.…

  • Barb and Baden’s Excellent Weekend Getaway

    Today was the first day our Barb’s Mystery Adventure and all I was told was that we had to leave just after 10:00 this morning to catch a ferry to somewhere. It was only once we were aboard the ferry that our destination was made…

  • Combing the Beaches on the Sunshine Coast

    The coast of British Columbia has an infinite number of destinations that are worth visiting. One of the closest to Vancouver is what is known as the Sunshine Coast. About a 30 minute drive from downtown Vancouver, the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal is one of…