Snowshoeing Fun

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A group of us took the day to head up to Mount Washington yesterday to try snowshoeing. We arrived around noon and after bathroom breaks, renting equipment, and getting trail passes we were ready for our afternoon adventure. It was a blast, tons of snow either packed or powder depending on your preference. We went… Read more »

Mt. Washington…

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Located near Strathcona Park and the Comox Valley about 2 hours away from Gabriola Island is the fantastic ski resort Mt. Washington. It is also now named Vancouver Island’s business of the year! Many businesses from up and down Vancouver Island were awarded in over 1 dozen different categories. For the whole story visit www.canada.com… Read more »

BC Family Day Travel

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If you are looking to come visit beautiful Gabriola Island BC Ferries is letting kids ride free over the BC Family Day long weekend, see below for more information and a link to the media release. “BC Ferries is providing free fare for all children 11 years of age and under traveling with their family… Read more »

Eating to fight the flu!

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It is the time of year were I try to make sure that the majority of the food we are eating is of benefit to the immune system. On Gabriola right now we like many parts of the country have a nasty flu making the rounds, so to fight it I made a yummy immune… Read more »

Visiting Gabriola…

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This week between Christmas and New Year’s we have had some off island visitors so we opted to try something we have not done yet.  We decided to head out to Horne Lake and check out the caves. We went in the off season which meant that we could not do the guided tour but… Read more »