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Paradise Meadows

Words & Photos by Wendy L Macdonald
The name says it all.     They say you should stop and smell the roses if you want to enjoy the journey. I’ve discovered my own...

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Up, Up, & Away From It All

Words & photos by Sarah Hauser
Comox Glacier bike & hike     The Comox Glacier is such an iconic mountain for the Comox Valley. Since moving here in the fall of 2006,...

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A Voyage from Sea to See

Words & photos by Ben Neufeld
Many can say they have travelled to countries and continents around the world, tasted food from the most exotic of places, or dipped their toes in the waters...

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Get outta town: Denman Island

Words by Mary Ruth Harris
Photos by Mike Van Santvoord
My journey to Denman begins on their new cable ferry, and while that part is surely different than the journey in 1791 of Spain’s Santa Saturnina, the...

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The Roof of Indochina

Words & Photos by Lindsay Elms
A pilgrimage To Fanispan Mountain     Tucked away in the northwest corner of Vietnam, with China to the north and Laos to the west, is...

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Get Outta Town: Campbell River

Words by Laurel Sliskovic
Photo by James Headrick
More than simply the salmon capital of the world.     Do you love walking along the ocean while the tide ebbs and flows? Are you a fan of...

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Japow: Magic on the slopes of Japan

Words & Photos by Max Oudendag
If you're a true powder junkie, you're always on the hunt for the deepest, softest and fluffiest snow. I live my life on this search, counting down the days...

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Serenity in Seal Bay

Words and photos by Kyle Hansen
Finding beauty on the trails     Smooth leather reins are held tightly in the hands of a nervous six year old who is guiding an eternally...

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Get outta town: Nanaimo

Words & Photos By Chris Istace
Appreciating the old and discovering the new.     In its infancy, much of the development of Vancouver Island was the result of...

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Get Outta Town: Port Alberni

Categories Get Outta Town, Volume 8
Port Alberni is no stranger to overcoming adversity. In 1964, a powerful tsunami flooded homes, flipped over cars, and shook up the people who called this area...

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Get Outta Town: Village of Alert Bay

Words by Trish Weatherall
Photos by Boomer Jerritt
An experience in cultural, historical, and outdoor exploration, Alert Bay on Cormorant Island is a photographer’s delight. It takes you back in time with a...

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Get Outta Town: Sunshine Coast

Words & Article Photo By Josh Ramsay
The owner/operator of Sunshine Coast Air connects people with each other and the place she calls home.     As my floatplane touches down...

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Get Outta Town: Quadra Island

Categories Get Outta Town, Volume 5
At once, this peaceful destination typifies “island life” while following a path of its own.     Quadra Island is the kind of place...

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Finding Forbidden

Words By Ryan Stuart
Illustration By Ian Adams
Separating truth from fiction in the Comox Valley’s back yard.     There may be no finer view in the Comox Valley than the one from the...

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Get Outta Town: Powell River

Words By Chris Armstrong
Photos By Kyle Hansen
I moved to Powell River when I was 12. At that time it was just another mill town where the primary goals in life were to one day own a jacked up 4x4, a nice...

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Suspended Over Elk Falls

Words By Mary Ruth Harris
Photos By Ross Bodenmann
It is almost unfair to attempt to capture the extraordinary beauty of Elk Falls in photos or film. Neither come close to the actual experience. And it is an...

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Get Outta Town: Galiano Island

Words By Christian Nally
Photos By Kris Krüg
Galiano Island rests half way between the urbanized areas of Victoria and Vancouver, and yet retains a splendid isolation that enables a special kind of...

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Cumberlandia

Words By Andrew Findlay
Photos By David Prothero
It’s go time. I have to drop off my Delica at the shop to get a skylight leak fixed. I was planning to sell it, but Cumberland council is about to vote...

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Goose Spit

Words & Photos By Kristy Pedersen
Follow winding Hawkins Road up and over the hill to Goose Spit on a sunny day, winter or summer, and you’re bound to be greeted by an armada of cars spilling...

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Get Outta Town: Hornby Island

Words By Haeley Campbell
Opening Photo By Dave Silver
Gallery Photos By Justa Jeskova
After two ferry rides and a quick jaunt across Denman Island, you arrive on Hornby Island, the gem of the Gulf Islands. Some know Hornby for the famous...

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Get Outta Town: Tofino

Words by Jenny Lock
Photos By Ryan Creary
I pulled up to my desk with a fresh Earl Grey and Carolans. It was a sunny afternoon to begin what I thought would be the easiest article of my life. Writing...

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Inspiration in a Mountain Town

Words & Image by Raphael Van Lierop
In the fall of 2011 I walked away from my role as the director of a big-budget video game production at a studio in Vancouver. I was looking for something...

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Concerning Islanders

Words by Ole Kristian Årdal
Photos by David Prothero
A few months ago I traveled all the way from Norway to visit Vancouver Island for the first time. My islander friend Ross and his American, but still...