Fremantle Prison Torchlight Tour

Follow us on Facebook! There is something foreboding about prisons. There used to be two large ones, right smack in urban settings in Vancouver, the old B.C. Penitentiary in New Westminster and the Oakalla Jail in Burnaby. Both now torn down. Before they tore it down, Oakalla was open for tours. We took the kids and […]

The Science Center in the Middle of Nowhere

Follow us on Facebook! Fellow Vancouverites are, of course, familiar with Science World, an exhibition of scientific paraphernalia in the former Expo Centre which served as a host pavilion for Expo 86, the 1986 World’s Fair. We took our kids there many times when they were young. And when we visited Seattle, we sometimes took them to the Pacific […]

Photo Gallery: Fremantle Prison

Follow us on Facebook! Here are some additional pictures of Fremantle Prison. The long broad walkway leading to the Gatehouse. The prison is not far from Fremantle Stadium. Approaching the Gatehouse in the evening. Janine gives us the lowdown before we go further into the prison. This is the registration area for prisoners. Cooking pots in […]