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THE BADEN POWELL TRAIL

THE BADEN POWELL TRAIL

Ever seen these markers on trees along trails in North Van, West Van or Deep Cove? Here's the deal: The Baden Powell trail is a 41.7 km long trail that goes from the head of Burrard Inlet in Deep Cove all the way to Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver.
New Brighton...a park for all seasons...

New Brighton...a park for all seasons...

Staring at a half full swimming pool in the fall is suppose to be a bummer....not this year....
MORE PORTEAU COVE

MORE PORTEAU COVE

Hey everybody! It's me, Arlo, again! My dad showed you Porteau Cove Provincial Park a while back but my post is better! My post has a photo of a staircase leading into the water... And a photo of guys swimming out in the water past the stairs...
TOUCHING DINOSAURS AT THE MALL

TOUCHING DINOSAURS AT THE MALL

I was going to do an in-depth post about the dinosaur fossils on display at Metrotown but the folder of photos I shot got stale; the display has been taken down and is likely headed to another mall. Perhaps the West Edmonton Mall.
Places where kids drink HIJACK!

Places where kids drink HIJACK!

I don't know about most of you but when we went a drinkin when we were in high school it usually revolved around drinking on some damp grass in the dark at school. Seems more rebellious that way.
VANCOUVER PARK BOARD WALKS

VANCOUVER PARK BOARD WALKS

Have you seen this on the Vancouver Park Board web site? They've created guides for 35 free, self-guided walking tours. Each walk includes step by step directions and a PDF brochure.
THE VANCOUVER BIENNALE - Liu Jianhua’s “The Pillows”

THE VANCOUVER BIENNALE - Liu Jianhua’s “The Pillows”

A little while back I introduced you to the epic public art project, the Vancouver Biennale, which is taking place over 22 months in the city.
WHO KNEW WATCHING BUTTS AT WRECK WAS SO IMPORTANT!

WHO KNEW WATCHING BUTTS AT WRECK WAS SO IMPORTANT!

Sign at the top of the stairs at Wreck....
North Shore Dirt Jumps

North Shore Dirt Jumps

On one of my treks about the hills and trails of North Van, I saw some pretty amazing jumps. I don't ride BMX or mountain bikes but these kind of tempt me to get a a kuwahara again. Looks like it was professionally built.
Going to the Dogs

Going to the Dogs

Vancouver is such a dog-friendly city. I was pretty amused when I came across this gem in Deep Cove. Woof, indeed.