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Lindeman Lake hike in Chilliwack

Lindeman Lake hike: Fall is really happening

When we tried the Lindeman Lake hike a few weeks back, I was still a bit in denial: surely the weather is still warm. We've got some Summer left, right? Right?!?! (*insert…

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Mystery Lake hike

Mystery Lake hike and birthday bears

On the evening of my birthday (two days ago!), Jelger and I did the Mystery Lake hike. And you read that right, there were birthday bears. And no, that's not a spelling…

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Elk Mountain hike in chilliwack BC

Elk Mountain hike and knowing when to stop

Last Monday, Jelger and I did the Elk Mountain hike in Chilliwack. To tell you the truth, since wedding season got crazy busy, we let a lot of hiking opportunities slip. It…

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wedding photographer Jelger at Natural Bridge in Yoho

Natural Bridge and Wapta Falls

Natural Bridge and Wapta Falls are the final two destinations I want to share with you from our Yoho road trip. Next week we leave on our next trip to Horsefly for an…

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forest photo at the Lions Bay Loop Hike

Lions Bay Loop hike and seeing the light

When googling "hidden hikes Vancouver', Lions Bay Loop hike showed up quickly. I google things like that, because I'm always hunting for the places that are less busy.…

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engagement ideas at Jones Lake on tree stumps

Flood Falls and Jones Lake adventures

Jones Lake is one of those places you'll see passing by on Instagram that looks like an "out of this world" environment. Of course it was on my bucket list for quite some…

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Buntzen Lake hike

Lounging at Buntzen Lake

Buntzen Lake, so far I've hiked there twice, but never managed to complete the loop around the lake. It's a bit silly really. On our days off, we wake up late and slooooowly…

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Hoodoos in Yoho National Park

One of the hikes I spotted before driving to Yoho National Park was the Hoodoos hike. I had never heard the word hoodoo before. I kept repeating it to Jelger until…

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Snowshoe adventures at Cypress Mountain and Mount Seymour

Hiking in a snow covered forest. Sounds easy enough, right? It probably is if you’re either Canadian or well informed on the best methods. Until recent, Tanja and I were…

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Our trip to Harrison Hot Springs

Last Summer we decided to take a mini break (2 days, really) in Harrison Hot Springs. We stayed the night at Rowena's Inn. Usually when you see a blog post about Rowena's…

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Sea to Sky Gondola hike

It's been a while since I photographed a Sea To Sky Gondola wedding. But I did have the pleasure to go there for a gorgeous hike this summer: the Sea to Sky Pilot valley…

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Spontaneous road trip and adventure hike to Joffre Lakes

Two weeks ago Tanja and I jumped in the car for a spontaneous road trip to Joffre Lakes in Pemberton, BC. With the Summer months the wedding season…

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