The New Westminster 1862 Gold Coin Story

One day, during my visit the New Westminster, British Columbia, I discovered a beautiful mosaic on the sidewalk. So, I took a photo. Why was it there? British Columbia Gold Pieces British Columbia’s $10 and $20 gold pieces are among Canada’s most celebrated coins. Made in 1862 from gold mined during the famed BC gold… Continue reading The New Westminster 1862 Gold Coin Story

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15 Hour Ferry Ride From Port Hardy To Prince Rupert

Fifteen hours on a local British Columbia ferry? Why would you want to spend that much time on a not so luxury ferry ship? Considering there wasn’t entertainment like on a cruise ship, one might wonder why….. 1) Travel like a local: I noticed that all the license plates on-board were from British Columbia. After… Continue reading 15 Hour Ferry Ride From Port Hardy To Prince Rupert

Canada Day Under Covid-19 At Victoria, BC

As a result of Covid-19, face coverings are required as visitors boarded into the ferries in British Columbia. I was well prepared as I followed with the updates. Our original plans of camping this year had been canceled, so a visit to Victoria, British Columbia, sounded ideal. “Named for Queen Victoria, the city is one of… Continue reading Canada Day Under Covid-19 At Victoria, BC

Welcome to the Fun and Spooky Quesnel Museum

Photo courtesy of Quesnel Museum Website Surprise Visit to Quesnel Museum I did not plan to visit this museum. The children discovered a nearby park and wanted to stay to play. I wandered off to the Visitor’s Centre to learn more about Quesnel. Photo Courtesy of Quesnel Museum Website As I was about to leave,… Continue reading Welcome to the Fun and Spooky Quesnel Museum

Why You Must Visit Barkerville

Why Barkerville? “Barkerville was the main town of the Cariboo Gold Rush in British Columbia, Canada, and is preserved as a historic town. It is located on the north slope of the Cariboo Plateau near the Cariboo Mountains 80 kilometres east of Quesnel. Wikipedia” Back in elementary school, I remembered learning about the gold rush and… Continue reading Why You Must Visit Barkerville

Travel Feature Reblog: Sooke, British Columbia

Where is Sooke? For those unfamiliar with the geography of British Columbia, Vancouver and Vancouver Island are two completely different locations. We need to travel by the B.C. Ferries between these locations. The travel time takes a couple hours. Interestingly, my AirBNB host mentioned that some out of town guests often thought that Whistler was very close to Sooke!… Continue reading Travel Feature Reblog: Sooke, British Columbia

Reblog Feature: How to De-stress Before Going Back to School

Summer holidays is coming to an end! Every parent and child can only think about going back to school. Are you preparing yourself for what’s to come? For most families with children, summer holidays are for relaxing and having fun. Therefore, the mere mention of the idea of going back to school can disrupt this… Continue reading Reblog Feature: How to De-stress Before Going Back to School

The Versatile Blogger Award

“The Versatile Blogger Award is an award by bloggers to fellow bloggers for their unique content.” Thank you, @irishgirl69 ( https://shatter-the-silence.mn.co/posts/the-versatile-blogger-award ) for your nomination! She is “am a Mom, Grammy, Friend, #Poet, #Author of 130+ Poems, Memoir, 2 Others AND a Daily #Blogger Shattering the Silence on Family Secrets & Childhood Trauma!!” Check her… Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award

Movie Review: Brittany Runs A Marathon

My Weight and I I have always had issues with my weight. Growing up, I was one of those girls who matured a bit early than the others and was a bit more muscular too. Taking ballet lessons was fine as long as I had my lessons alone, but not when I was watching the… Continue reading Movie Review: Brittany Runs A Marathon

Reblog Feature: School Time (Two Tips For a More Eco-friendly Back to School)

Time to do some back to school shopping!! But, isn’t that not a good thing? Spending more money and not very environmentally-friendly? Honestly, looking into the past, as a young student myself, I remember how much I loved to purchase new supplies each year to start school…. Read on! Click below to read more: https://gogobags.ca/school-time-two-tips-for-a-more-ecofriendly-back-to-school/… Continue reading Reblog Feature: School Time (Two Tips For a More Eco-friendly Back to School)