Port Royal and Deas Island Regional Park

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Yesterday was a double header, starting in the morning with an urban stroll along the Fraser River in the newer community of Port Royal and then in the afternoon, further west on Deas Island. The community of Port Royal is located on the eastern tip of Lulu Island with the mighty Fraser River flowing past.  Lulu Island is the largest …

Pitt River Dyke Addington Point

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Yesterday I continued on from where I had turned-around two weeks ago while out on the on the Pitt River Dyke Deboville Slough walk.   This time I parked beside the slough so that I could access the northern portion of the dyke trail that continues to Addington Point, adjacent to Minnekhada Regional Park.  This section of the trail winds its way eastward along the Deboville …

City In The Park

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Located a short distance from the Edmonds Sky Train station in Burnaby is City in the Park, a collection of high rise condos along with a small formal garden.  This formal garden, private but open to the public, has boxed wood hedges, deciduous trees, a fountain, benches, and a terrace with Greek column lined twin staircases.  I had an hour today …

Snow Covered Derby Reach

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On Sunday morning with a short break in the multi-day snow fall here in Metro Vancouver, I headed over to Derby Reach Regional Park.  Having walked that park numerous times, I knew the area has deciduous and fruit trees, perfect for holding freshly fallen snow on their slender branches.  The contrast of the dark toned branches with the bright lightly toned snow can …