Category Archives: Trips with Kids

Activities with an Active Toddler with a Toddler’s Fracture

The Injury December brought some extra challenges into our lives. It happened on December 2nd, when Gili took Neil skiing on their second day of the season. Neil was excited about skiing and was keen to go. I wasn’t able … Continue reading

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Looking for America while Cycling in Washington and Idaho (Video)

In May 2017 we went on a two week road trip from our home in Vancouver, British Columbia. We crossed the border to Washington and drove to Clarkston, at the south-eastern corner of Washington. We did two bike trips – … Continue reading

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Vernon: A Real Canadian Winter Experience

As we were driving towards Vernon we started wondering what have we gotten ourselves into? Why for heaven’s sake, did we choose a cold destination for our Christmas break? We are much more summer weather people, especially in winter. If … Continue reading

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Seattle: An Unexpected First Taste of Winter

We decided to head over to Seattle on the first weekend of November. Friends from Israel moved there for a one year sabbatical and we arranged, very last minute, to stay with them for one night. Last minute usually works … Continue reading

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Mt. Seymour: A Surprising Last Taste of Summer

October in Vancouver can go either way. Sometimes it’s more like November, with the constant rainfall and dreary dark days of the Fall. Other times it’s more like September, with blue skies, sun rays that actually feel warm, and the … Continue reading

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Family Cycling Close to Home: Vancouver Island, Hornby, Denman & The Sunshine Coast (Video)

In September 2017 we left our home in Vancouver on our bikes with our toddler in tow and cycled for ten days on Vancouver Island, hopped over to Denman and Hornby Islands and went down the Sunshine Coast. We took … Continue reading

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Vancouver Island-Sunshine Coast Loop: Blackberry Summer Ride

The Idea All great trips start with a single idea, and we had been thinking about this one for quite some time. Although we have visited most of the southern Gulf Islands, many of them several times, we had yet … Continue reading

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Steveston: Along the Arbutus Greenway and the Dike

The ride to Steveston is one of our favourite local rides, but it just got a whole lot better. Now, with the new Arbutus Greenway we can leave our place and to ride all the way to Steveston, 25 km … Continue reading

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Pemberton & Whistler: The Art of Moving Slow

Once again we decided to do the Slow Food Cycle Sunday in Pemberton. Our last time was three years ago, and this time Neil joined us, which made the ride even slower, which I didn’t think was possible after last … Continue reading

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Park Butte Lookout: A Smoky Weekend in the Mountains

It was hazy and smoky in Vancouver for a few days before the BC Day long weekend, but we still decided to go ahead with our weekend plans of hiking around Mt. Baker in the US. We honestly didn’t give … Continue reading

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