Tag Archives: British Columbia

Ice on the Fraser River

Not a bad winter here in our south-west corner of British Columbia, quite mild and dry actually. But that didn’t keep the Fraser River from icing up. Not enough to walk across, no way! But the birds had fun! This … Continue reading

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Poole Creek, January 2013

We spent 10 days in Poole Creek this month. Poole Creek is situated between Mount Currie and Birken. 2 Days before our arrival at our daughter and son-in-law’s house it had been snowing heavily and there was a 4 ft … Continue reading

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Cowichan Bay and Victoria BC, December 2012

On December 14 our dear friend Joanne drove us from Nanaimo to Cowichan Bay. It was a gorgeous, sunny day, nestled between 2 very rainy ones, as it turned out. The water was mirror smooth. We had a wonderful fish … Continue reading

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Cranberry harvest in Pitt Meadows, BC, Canada

Cranberry harvest in Pitt Meadows, British Columbia. Years ago I visited Blue Heron Fruit Winery with a friend. We were hoping to see the cranberry harvest but missed it by a day or so. Traditionally they harvest Thanksgiving weekend. I … Continue reading

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From Whistler to D’Arcy

We spent a week in what the residents in that area call Poole Creek, but it falls officially under Mount Currie. The whole area between Mount Currie and D’Arcy is basically a wilderness with here and there a few houses. … Continue reading

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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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