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2015 PNW trip day 7: Vancouver, BC

2015 PNW trip day 7: Vancouver, BC

My day began with a visit to the University of British Columbia (UBC) Botanical Garden. I got there right at 9:30am when the garden opens and for a few minutes I had fairly even lighting. It didn’t take long for the clouds to dissipate, though. Before I knew it, I had...

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2015 PNW trip day 5-6: Vancouver, BC

2015 PNW trip day 5-6: Vancouver, BC

We’ve been in Vancouver, British Columbia for two days now, and it hasn’t been love at first sight. True, its location is stunning, as you can see below.

150628_Vancouver_Strait_of_Georgia_pano

But the city is very large, very crowded, and very noisy. In addition,...

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2015 PNW trip day 4: Seattle, WA

2015 PNW trip day 4: Seattle, WA

Day 4 of our summer trip was spent in Seattle. Even before we left our hotel by the airport we heard about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision ruling in favor of marriage equality. The rainbow flag was flying over the headquarters of Starbuck’s as we drove (or rather crept) by on...

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2015 PNW trip day 3: Tacoma, WA

2015 PNW trip day 3: Tacoma, WA

Day 3 of our 2015 Pacific Northwest road trip took us to Tacoma, Washington’s third largest city (after Seattle and Spokane). My personal highlight of our half-day visit was the garden of Peter Herpst, the Outlaw Gardener. Peter was gracious enough to show me around even though I...

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Off to the land of poutine and Nanaimo bars

Off to the land of poutine and Nanaimo bars

Do you know what poutine and Nanaimo bars are? If so, you know where we are headed on our 2015 summer vacation.

Here’s a photo of poutine:

Poutine. Photo by Yuri Long from Arlington, VA, USA (road_trip-9349.jpg) , via Wikimedia...

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2015 Pacific Northwest trip index

2015 Pacific Northwest trip index

Here are all the posts from our summer 2015 road trip through the Pacific Northwest.

Miles driven: 2,699 (4,343 km)
States/provinces visited: 4 (California, Oregon, Washington; British Columbia)

Daily posts from the road:

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