Monthly Archives: September 2012

Punch Bowl Loop: A Jungle in Manning Park

The plan was to sleep on the summit of Snass Mtn, half way around the Punch Bowl Loop. But things don’t always go according to the plan. Both on trips and in general, in life. We need to adapt our … Continue reading

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Banff-Assiniboine: A Journey Into the Centre of the Rockies

The Rockies evoke images of sheer black rock faces topped by glaciers, turquoise alpine lakes, high mountain passes, and wildlife encounters. This trip had all of this in abundance, it was a journey into the centre of the Rockies, an … Continue reading

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Easy and Delicious Lamb Shanks

There is a fairly famous and excellent Greek restaurant in downtown Vancouver called Stepho’s. Fame brought with it large crowds, and if you expect to eat around the normal meal time, forget it – you’ll often be waiting in line … Continue reading

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