Tag: Canada

Whistler Fun Stuff

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Beside skiing (did you get your Edge card?), there are an amazing number of fun things to do: # “Sledding”:http://www.whistler4kids.com/fun_free.html. They actually let you sled down when the lifts are closed. You can get it at Village Hardware Store. Sled at the base of Lorimer Road and then walk across the Bridge. # “Tubing” is…

Canadian Retreats

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Some places to think about going if you want a getaway. We’ve been to the usual places, so up to BC we go. Here were some that came up in searches: * “Poet Cove”:http://www.poetscove.com/. This is on Pender Island. Seems like a good spot, although getting to Pender Island sure isn’t easy. Has a nice…

Salt Spring Island

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We are thinking about going there. Went to Salt Spring Island. There are a lot of slow ways to get there, but “Kenmore Air”:http://www.kenmoreair.com/content.php?content_id=74 flies daily at 2PM out to Ganges on Salt Spring Salt Spring Marine Car Rental. 250-537-5464 or 250-537-3122 or email jaysmall@telus.net Don’t call Budget. The web has “Budget Rental Car”:http://victoria.foundlocally.com/Business/ViewCorp.asp?CorpID=73318. This…

Salt Spring

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!http://www.saltspringguide.com/images/ssimap.gif! Welcome to Salt Spring Island. _We are taking a trip up north. Went to Salt Spring decades ago._ Getting to Salt Spring Island is EASY! There are 3 ferry routes using BC Ferries and a multitude of other ferry lines running from Vancouver, Seattle, & Victoria. Also, the float plane is a delightful, fast…