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Month: June 2017

Walking in Vancouver – Mount Seymour First Peak

Walking in Vancouver – Mount Seymour First Peak

Mount Seymour’s First Pump Peak was the first mountain we climbed in Canada. You can see the mountain from all over Vancouver; So you can look up and wish to be up hear having fun in the snow. It is a popular hike both in summer, and again with snowshoes or spikes in wintertime. We first attempted this hike in June when there was still plenty of snow up on the trail. We got to see a bit of both…

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Travel Tag – Walking edition!

Travel Tag – Walking edition!

One of my favourite bloggers, Katie from Fatty McCupcakes*, tagged me** in her travel-related post. I loved the idea of being involved, but we were so busy getting ready to move to Canada that I didn’t have a chance to actually write up my response. So, here it is, just a month late! *I’ve added a link to her blog, but be careful about reading it when you have a hot cup of tea! Seriously, she’ll make you giggle out…

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Walking in Vancouver – Capilano River

Walking in Vancouver – Capilano River

Marc and I went on our fist explore outside of Vancouver. We had a beautiful walk through the huge trees of the Capilano River Regional Park. Then we did the most touristy thing so far – explore around the Capilano Suspension Bridge. We took a bus from just outside our hotel, and within half an hour, we’d made it not just out of the city, but up to some mountains!! Our original plan was to walk up Grouse Mountain as we…

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Moving to Canada with a cat – Monty update

Moving to Canada with a cat – Monty update

This post is mostly for my mum. She keeps asking if I’ll write more about our cat, Monty, who we brought to Vancouver with us. I realise that does not really fit into the “walks” or “larks” that I normally write about. BUT there isn’t a huge amount online about moving countries with cats, so maybe this will be useful for someone else one day!? Introducing Monty: As a kitten, Monty was one of the cutest little dudes I have…

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