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Spring Break Adventures 2013: Granville Island

Our third Spring Break Adventure took us to Granville Island. Granville Island is not really an island but a peninsula, located under the south end of the Granville Street bridge. In the past it was an industrial area, but it … Continue reading

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Spring Break Adventures 2013: UBC Farm

On our second day of Spring Break Adventuring we took a walk to the UBC Farm on the University of British Columbia campus. UBC Farm, run by the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, is the only working farm within the … Continue reading

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Spring Break Adventures 2013: Vancouver Maritime Museum

Last year my children and I went on some Spring Break Adventures and blogged about them, and we decided to do the same again this year. There are so many things to do and see in the Lower Mainland of … Continue reading

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Spring Break Adventures 2012, Day 5: Commercial Drive

Friday’s outing took us to East Vancouver’s Commercial Drive, a bustling high street with lots of cool shops and restaurants known to locals as “The Drive”. We started out with lunch at Cafe Deux Soleils, a vegetarian restaurant and Commercial … Continue reading

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Spring Break Adventures 2012, Day 4: Museum of Anthropology

On Thursday, we visited the Museum of Anthropology on the campus of the University of British Columbia. The Museum houses an extensive collection of artifacts from British Columbia’s First Nations and other aboriginal cultures from around the world. We started … Continue reading

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Spring Break Adventures 2012, Day 3: Stanley Park

Day 3 of our Spring Break Adventures took us to one of Vancouver’s great attractions: Stanley Park. Stanley Park, named for Lord Stanley (of Stanley Cup fame) who was Governor-General of Canada when the park opened in 1888, boasts 400 … Continue reading

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Spring Break Adventures 2012, Day 2: North Vancouver

For our second day of Spring Break adventures, we decided to take the SeaBus to North Vancouver. Approaching North Vancouver by SeaBus Since it was already lunchtime when we arrived, we took a bus from the North Vancouver SeaBus terminal … Continue reading

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