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Kits Beach Covered in Snow!

Putting February 2019 behind us: It was the coldest February Vancouverites have encountered in over 80 years, and among our top 10 snowiest months

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A Bit of Bubbly

A bit of bubbly is a great way close out the year, yes? While we did enjoy some glasses of champagne later on New Year’s Eve, these shots are from a walk down to False Creek on the afternoon of…

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Vancouver in Winter

Vancouver in winter … the skies were blue and clear as this day dawned. Here, as afternoon approached its close, the sun cast a gentle sheen over the snowy North Shore mountaintops.

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Forest in the Fog

Anyone who’s been to Vancouver’s Stanley Park, or even heard of it, will know that this spot is renowned for its majestic evergreens. In the fog earlier this month, you’d be hard pressed to recognise the park at all. I…

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Harbour Lights

As Christmas drew close this year, the skies cleared and we enjoyed some sunny, clear days. This led to a minor dusting of snow, and so I made my way up to another mountain to capture views to the west….

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Foggy, Foggy Days

That’s what we had for a few consecutive days here in Vancouver. I was actually glad that the fog carried through to an early December weekend, because it meant that I could make an early Saturday morning drive up to…

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All Washed Up

… but these logs just off the shores of Jericho Beach, earlier this year, were still striking. Thinly wrapped with snow, they gleamed in the afternoon sunlight. These mountain and water views are also pretty impressive. That’s Lighthouse Park dwarfed by…

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Game On

It’s rare for Vancouver area lakes to freeze over to the extent that people can skate on them. I remember being on Como Lake in 1988, and it’s been a couple of decades since Trout Lake, below, was frozen. With clear…

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Plunging into 2017

Here’s a look at English Bay on a cold, but sunny winter day. We’ve had plenty of those lately, but that wasn’t the case on New Year’s Day. Nonethless, we continued our tradition of traipsing down to English Bay to take part…

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A Winter Gift of Eagles

If you’re like me, going for a long walk is among the best things you can do after a decadent Christmas brunch. We made our way down to one of our favourite beaches, where the skies were cold and dull,…

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