The Weaver Creek Salmon Run

Follow us on Facebook! The life cycle of the Pacific sockeye salmon is a fascinating one. Although salmon are a salt water fish, they start life in fresh water. Every year in October thousands of salmon migrate back to the river of their origin to lay eggs. The eggs are fertilized by the males and stay […]

Airshow Photo Gallery

Follow us on Facebook! Here are some additional photos from the 2017 Abbotsford International Airshow. The static displays and the Snowbirds each have a separate photo gallery. Above – the FA-18 Super Hornet with after-burners on. Almost at the speed of sound it leaves vapor trails in its wake. The Canada 150 flag was flying at […]

Snowbirds Photo Gallery

Follow us on Facebook! Here are additional photos of the Snowbird in action. The Snowbirds make their entrance. Up up and away Inverted flyover Heading right towards us Start of the starburst Triple crossover Up for the rollover The Snowbirds were undoubtedly the highlight of the Abbotsford Airshow. Simply amazing. Follow us on Facebook!

Static Display Photo Gallery

Follow us on Facebook! Here are some additional photos from the static displays ate the Abbotsford International Airshow. CF-18 Hornet. To the left of it is a mock-up cockpit you could try out. C-130 Hercules Canadian Forces Military Transport Plane Those are very large propellers! We were surprised to learn that Abbotsford’s University of the Fraser […]

Airshow at Night

Follow us on Facebook! This year marked the 55th annual Abbotsford International Airshow. I first attended one shortly after I moved to B.C. in 1974 and have attended several times since then. When I was single we’d cram a bunch of us into a car and go together for a day. Later my wife and I […]

Suburban Vancouver: An Overview

Follow us on Facebook! This is a follow-up to my previous post, Vancouver: An Overview. In it I gave a rundown of a variety of attractions in the city of Vancouver proper. Today I continue with a list of things visitors to Vancouver may find interesting in the suburbs. And I am using the term […]

Photo Gallery: Rowena’s Inn on the River

Follow us on Facebook! Here are some additional photos of the inn and surrounding area. I will be adding some more after Valentine’s Day when I will be taking some interior shots. The view at the top of the page is of the Harrison River as seen from beside the swimming pool. The inn in the […]

Photo Gallery: Grouse Mountain in Summer

Follow us on Facebook! Vancouver from the top of the Peak. Lumberjack at the top of a spar. He stands up at the top. The crowd holds its breath. The grizzly bears are a popular attraction. He’s a big one! How do you measure up to a bear? Together Jamie and Sarah have the height of […]

Photo Gallery: Birds in Motion at Grouse Mountain

Follow us on Facebook! Here are some additional photos and videos of the Birds in Motion show at Grouse Mountain. Great Horned Owl The great horned owl flies towards the stump. Coming in for a landing. In 2012 I caught the owl coming in for a landing on this post right in front of us. Nice […]

Grouse Mountain in the Summer

Follow us on Facebook! North Vancouver’s Grouse Mountain is a popular ski hill for locals but it is also a great destination for visiting in the summer. Not only is the view of downtown Vancouver spectacular from up there, the ski resort has a lot of amenities to appeal to the summer visitor. There’s even a […]