Fabulous Butchart Gardens

Follow us on Facebook! We first visited the Butchart Gardens on our honeymoon in August of 1981, almost 35 years ago. We have been back once or twice since, but it has been quite a while. This past weekend we visited once more. And it is as gorgeous as ever with many new amenities added. The amazing Sunken […]

Photo Gallery: Cabo San Lucas

Here are some additional photos of our Cabo adventure. This was shot from our cruise ship in 2007.  Armed security guard outside a jewellery store in Cabo. Janis at the Margarita Villa Restaurant Me and a painted lady at Cabo San Lucas Looking out to sea from the lobby of the Dreams Resort, Cabo San […]

Cascade Falls, B.C.

Follow us on Facebook! There are a lot of scenic wilderness parks in British Columbia and many within driving distance of Vancouver. One that is well known to locals but not very well known to Vancouverites is Cascade Falls Regional Park near the City of Mission. It’s a two hour drive from Vancouver, but just 25 minutes […]

Photo Gallery: La Rambla and More

Follow us on Facebook! Here are some more pictures from our last day in Barcelona. Riding the Hop On Hop Off bus A neat old building we passed on the tour. But I don’t know what the building is. If you know, please let me know. Another close-up view of Casa Mila – La Pedrera Cable […]

Barcelona: La Rambla and More

Follow us on Facebook! After visiting the Parc Güell, the four of us split paths with the wives opting for shopping and Chris and I deciding to take the Hop On Hop Off and get an overview of the city before meeting the girls later to wander up La Rambla. The Barcelona Bus Turistic has three different routes […]

Photo Gallery: Parc Güell

Follow us on Facebook! Here are some additional photos of our visit to Parc Güell. From the metro station we took some narrow side streets to the park, including this very steep one. There is a large natural park behind the terrace. Gaudi wanted to preserve a lot of wilderness in the original plans for Güell’s ambitious […]

Barcelona: Parc Güell

Follow us on Facebook! On our last full day in Barcelona we wanted to see everything we had missed so far. A tall order. On our first day we had explored the fabulous Sagrada Familia. On our second day we took a side trip to Figueres to check out the Dali Museum. So we started our third day […]