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Month: February 2019

Sasquatch Mountain Resort – Skiing

Sasquatch Mountain Resort – Skiing

Do you like the idea of a ski resort that is within easy reach of Vancouver, that is pretty, has powdery snow and that is faaaar cheaper than Whistler? Well, it’s worth having a look at Sasquatch Mountain. Sasquatch Mountain is located in the Fraser Valley to the East of Vancouver (past Mission and near Harrison Lake.) Up until 2017, it was called Hemlock Mountain, and although it is a similar distance from Vancouver as Whistler, few of my friends…

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Shigisan & Chogosonshi-ji – Paper Tiger Temple

Shigisan & Chogosonshi-ji – Paper Tiger Temple

Do you like visiting slightly less obvious things when you explore an area? If so, can you imagine visiting Japan’s largest papier-mâché tiger? What if I told you it was also at one of Japan’s oldest temples, Chogosonshi-ji, perched on top of a mountain, but still within easy reach from Osaka or Nara? Even if you didn’t know it was possible to make such a large tiger from papier-mâché, you’ll still have fun visiting Shigisan so add this onto your list of…

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