Category Archives: Daytrips with our June 2012 guests

Before and after our circle tour to the Kootenays and the Okanagan, we checked out our own neck of the woods

Vancouver, Maple Ridge and Squamish

Vancouver is such an appealing city. It didn’t take us long to decide to spend another day there. And it is easy to get there, taking the West Coast Express commuter train from Maple Ridge. Arriving at Waterfront Station, we … Continue reading

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Maple Ridge’s “back yard”

This gorgeous, sunny day we drove to Pitt Lake at Grant Narrows. Besides boating, there is plenty of opportunity to walk. Part of it is over dikes, part of it through bush. Everywhere you are surrounded by water. With luck … Continue reading

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Fort Langley – Pemberton – Nanoose Bay (Vancouver Island),

Maple Ridge is built along the Fraser River. Across the Fraser is Fort Langley. The original fort was a trading post of the Hudson Bay Company. To deal with the potential social and political upheavals caused by the great influx … Continue reading

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Vancouver: Museum of Anthropology and English Bay

As a first treat for our guests, we took them to Vancouver’s Museum of Anthropology. Definitely worthwhile! We must have wandered around, inside and outside, for a couple of hours. It was a beautiful day, so what else could we … Continue reading

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