While the west coast rains, and rains some more, at this time of year we reap the benefit of daily downpours with lime green foliage. When skeletal trees sprout new leaves, the colour is refreshing, and for a green lover like me, even more so. Continue reading Green
It’s hard for me to wrap my head around any country celebrating its 150th year, yet that’s what Canada’s doing this 2017. Continue reading Canada’s 150th
Once New Westminster was one of the best places for antique stores. They fought for space along Front Street. Sadly, the public lost interest in old treasures, and most of the stores have closed down. Continue reading A Changing City
Every year, one of my daughters who once lived in Vancouver, asks me about the cherry blossoms. On one visit, I drove her downtown just for a glimpse of these glorious trees. Continue reading Spring Blossoms
East from Revelstoke was Glacier National Park. Tall hemlock and cedars lined the path of Hemlock Grove Boardwalk, a setting made perfect because no one else was there on that early morning. Entering a different part of the park, I walked over the Llicillewaet River hoping for a glimpse of the glacier of the same name. Continue reading Glacier National Park
I visited Lillooet more for its beautiful sounding name than the well known music festival. As I came closer to the quiet town and its gold rush past, the mountains were parched.
I turned left at a church to the Chinese Rocks piled above the town. Below the wide main street stretched close to the Fraser River. While searching for gold, Chinese miners had washed and stacked these rocks. Across from the Chinese rocks, was a barren skeleton of a tree ominously called the hanging tree.
In spite of my South Indian breakfast and dinner marathon in Singapore a week earlier, I was already craving that unique food, so headed over the Fraser River to the centre of Indian everything in B.C. Continue reading Desi Dosa Madras Restaurant