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New Brighton Park – Local Vancouver Walks

New Brighton Park – Local Vancouver Walks

New Brighton Park is a lovely green space between Vancouver Harbour and the Ironworks Bridge. It’s great if you’d like a bit of sea air and unobstructed views of the North Shore Mountains. We visited here as one of our many self-isolation adventures exploring the parks of Vancouver. It’s easy to reach walking, or via cycle lanes…but cycling is probably better for this one as you need to walk through some ugly Industrial areas on the way from downtown. Once…

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Burnaby Mountain Loop – Local Adventures

Burnaby Mountain Loop – Local Adventures

Burnaby Mountain is another one of the areas that I always meant to explore. But as there are so many epic trails beyond the city, I never quite got around to it. However since we went into lockdown, we have been staying local. So on my last day off, I cycled to Burnaby to take a peek at the various trails in the Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area. It was a pleasant surprise. This is a small mountain on the edge…

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Vancouver’s Parks – Local Adventures

Vancouver’s Parks – Local Adventures

Wherever you are in the world, chances are the last few months have been pretty rubbish. The rules are different in different countries; But almost everyone has had some level of lock-down. Here in Vancouver we have all been working from home for 2 months now, and we have not been allowed into the mountains for a similar amount of time. However, we still have quite a lot of freedom to keep exercising outdoors within the city. One silver lining…

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Vancouver walks – Queen Elizabeth park

Vancouver walks – Queen Elizabeth park

I have found my new favourite view of Vancouver! It is the best place to see views of the buildings in downtown aaaand all the mountains at the same time. Queen Elizabeth park is perched on the top of a hill and surrounded by pretty gardens. Plus it’s just a hop, skip and a jump from our apartment. If any of my friends visit us, I am pretty sure I’ll need to bring them here! So, although I have been…

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