Amazing walking holiday – Crete’s Aradena gorge

Amazing walking holiday – Crete’s Aradena gorge

Recently I have been sharing pretty walks from my time in Vancouver. BUT I keep going through my hard-drive and finding photos from older walks that I’d like to share. So I figured I could join in with a Flashback Friday Post. đŸ™‚ This one is about our exploration of the Aradena gorge, near Loutro in Crete. What do you do when you plan a holiday? I normally choose a destination, and then try to find out if I have any…

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Coliseum Mountain – Turning legs into jelly!

Coliseum Mountain – Turning legs into jelly!

Squee! I am going to share another amaaaazing walk near Vancouver – Coliseum Mountain. This might be the most epic walk so far! There was a long hike before the start, several hours of steep climbing followed by some epic scrambling up to the top. Coliseum Mountain is also the biggest faker of a mountain. There are so many views that look like they are the peak from below. I thought we’d reached the summit at least six times before…

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Vancouver Sights – Nitobe Memorial Garden

Vancouver Sights – Nitobe Memorial Garden

I found a really really pretty place o the edge of UBC. It is called Nitobe Memorial Garden and it is like a mini slice of Japan transplanted onto the edge of Vancouver! I have grown to love Japanese gardens. I mean, they weren’t something that I expected to like as a teenager when I first got to Japan. It’s just I have visited so many amazing examples, that I couldn’t help but start to appreciate them. I used to live…

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Vancouver Walks – Pacific Spirit Park and naked hiking

Vancouver Walks – Pacific Spirit Park and naked hiking

This is another short walk; Like Black Mountain, you can easily do it after work! We went for a wander around Pacific Spirit Park, then followed the coast back around to wreck Beach. I’ve been along part of this trail once before (you can see our beach trail walk here…) but this time we walked in the opposite direction. A couple of weeks ago I saw a blog with some gooorgeous photos of Bowen Island. As Marc and I had…

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