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Boundary Bay Dyke Trail

Boundary Bay Dyke Trail

Boundary Bay Dyke Trail is a long-flat pathway along the coast in Tsawwassen, on the peninsular south of Vancouver. If you walk (or cycle) along the entire dyke, it’ll take you the whole way to Surrey. We just did part of the walk, starting in Boundary Bay Regional Park and walked for 6km (12km in both directions.) The best thing about this area is all the birds you might see, including plenty of raptors. If you like the sound of…

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Vancouver Beaches – Kitsilano & Point Grey

Vancouver Beaches – Kitsilano & Point Grey

We are so lucky to live in Vancouver. Obviously I love the North Shore Mountains, but in addition to that the city has some fantastic beaches. In February before the world went into lock-down, Marc and I had one of those perfect weekends when we spent one day in the mountains skiing, as well as one day walking along Vancouver’s beaches from Kitsilano all the way out to the end of Point Grey at the University of British Columbia (UBC)….

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Miradores de Ordesa loop via Broto

Miradores de Ordesa loop via Broto

If you fancy an amazing day hike near Torla and Ordesa, have a peek at this loop. We did not know the area well. but we made up a walk that took us past fantastic viewpoints (Miradores de Ordesa), up some Pyrenees peaks and then back down cliffs, through forests and past picturesque villages. We started by hiking from Torla to Mirador dā€™o Molar, which I described in my previous post. On our return journey this route allowed us to…

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Torla to Mirador d’o Molar – Hikes near Ordesa

Torla to Mirador d’o Molar – Hikes near Ordesa

What do you do when there are very little information about hikes in English, but you are keen to explore an area? If you are like us, you get out some maps and create your own route. We had a fantastic day exploring the Ordesa Canyon the previous day, so we woke up a bit later and made some plans to further explore the area around Torla. The route I am about to describe is what we came up with….

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