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Race Report: 11th Subic International Marathon & 10K Fun Run (2016)

Race Report: 11th Subic International Marathon & 10K Fun Run (2016)

This is my third time to join this very challenging marathon race. If you can see the cover picture of this blog, it was during one the earlier editions of this race. 2,626 more words

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A wine tour of Canada’s beautiful Okanagan Valley

A thousand miles north of Napa, an explosion of funky wineries amid glorious British Columbia scenery are producing fine tipples, along with fantastic farm-to-plate food

Travel

Canada unplugged: away from it all on Galiano Island

A camping lookout above the natural beauty of little-visited Galiano Island, near Vancouver, offers wildlife, meteor showers – and a landscape full of affable locals

Travel

Vancouver - Commercial Drive - Part 2

This extract is from ‘Travel Tales from Exotic Places like Salford’

If you fancy an ice-cream on Commercial Drive the selection, from the hundreds on offer, will include chili, Gorgonzola, or lavender. 158 more words

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Vancouver - Commercial Drive - Part 1

This extract is from ‘Travel Tales from Exotic Places like Salford’

The lively 16-block area of Commercial Drive (between Broadway and Venables) is an enormously popular district with locals, but is often overlooked by tourists. 111 more words

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Vancouver - Stanley Park - Part 3

This extract is from ‘Travel Tales from Exotic Places like Salford’

At Lumberman’s Arch there is a children’s water park. From here it is a short walk to the Vancouver Aquarium and to the Stanley Park Miniature Railway. 140 more words

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Vancouver - Stanley Park - Part 2

This extract is from ‘Travel Tales from Exotic Places like Salford’

The 5.5 mile walk around the Stanley Park, mostly along the seawall, is a must for all visitors. 122 more words

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