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Arbutus Greenway – Local Vancouver Walks

Arbutus Greenway – Local Vancouver Walks

The Arbutus Greenway is an easy path to explore if you live in Vancouver. The route follows along a former rail corridor so it never gets very steep, but there are quite a few places with fantastic views. This is a great cycle route, but while we are self isolating, it seemed like it might be a good option for us to stretch our legs. We walked the whole way to the Fraser River, and then found a different route…

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Vancouver’s Best Blossoms

Vancouver’s Best Blossoms

It’s that time of year again when Vancouver shows off its best blossoms. We were gifted with a couple of sunny days when the blossoms decorated the streets in all directions. Unfortunately today it is bucketing it down with rain, so most of these fluffy pink flowers will be soggy. Yesterday I took a super-long, winding route home to go and view some of the blossoms before they drop their petals in the rain. None of the blossoms in this…

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Vancouver cycling – getting hit by a car!

Vancouver cycling – getting hit by a car!

If you’re my friend on social media, you probably already know that I had one horrible week in July. I was hit by a car on the way to work, and it totally ruined my beautiful bike. It was a pretty awful experience BUT I learned quite a lot from it, so I figured I should share my new knowledge. Hopefully this will help other cyclists and give you an idea about what to do after you get hit by…

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Cycling in spring & Vancouver’s cherry blossoms

Cycling in spring & Vancouver’s cherry blossoms

It’s springtime in Vancouver!! What better way to celebrate than by taking more interesting cycle-routes home from work, to see some of Vancouver’s cherry blossoms. I am used to the amazing cherry blossoms in Nara, Japan (especially in Yoshino.) Back in Japan, and in the UK, the best blossoms are normally found within parkland areas. What I found amazing about Vancouver’s cherry blossoms is that you can find them on residential streets. In Vancouver they have chosen one type of…

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