Tag Archives: nature

North Alouette Greenway

Walking in Maple Ridge’s backyard. With my Tuesday walking group I have enjoyed hiking this trail a couple of times. It is so close to home (3.5 km). Surrounded by horse farms/riding schools, mountains, blueberry and cranberry fields, the walk … Continue reading

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Costa Rica. January 15 – February 9, 2019

This post is dedicated to Wendy Stienezen-Seesing, who was taken from her loved ones way too soon. Feb. 12 1971 – Jan. 27 2019 ___________________________________________________________ We left home early on January 14, in heavy fog. Hopefully this was not going … Continue reading

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Homeless, footloose & adventurous – the first 3 weeks

June 1 – July 5 2017 May 31: The movers came, stuffed the moving van with all our possessions and drove off to store everything for the next 5 weeks. We did a last walk around on the morning of … Continue reading

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Fall has arrived

October 12, 2016 A gorgeous, sunny day and a gloomy, wet forecast for the days to come. So out we went, to Golden Ears Provincial Park, Maple Ridge. We do this every year, in search of mushrooms. Not to eat, … Continue reading

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Harrison Hot Springs. March 23-25 2016

I am starting off with paying homage to my mom, on whose birthday we started our zigzag road of marriage, 45 years ago. A road which took us to the USA, Kuwait and Canada with side trips to places all … Continue reading

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November in BC, Canada

To celebrate a momentous birthday in our family, my sister came over from The Netherlands to celebrate with us. The second day of her visit, or first full day to be precise, the sun was shining so we hopped in … Continue reading

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India, February 2015 Mysore

February 8. We are chauffeured by Vinod, the driver arranged for us by indiaonline’s agent here in India, from Bengaluru to Mysore. On the way we stop at a sugar-sweet painted temple with a golden statue of Ganesh. Our hotel … Continue reading

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