Explore | Capilano Suspension Bridge

OK, so you know how a lot of people have a bucket list for things they want to accomplish in their life? I have a similar list but it’s of places that I’m dying to photograph. On my list you can find a lot of places from all over the world – some of which I’ve been lucky enough to cross off (Angkor Wat, Ha Long Bay, New Zealand’s west coast…). But the region that comes up most often on my list is our very own Pacific Northwest.

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There are so many beautiful places to see in the PNW – from off the beaten track hiking trails to popular  beachside vistas, that, really, it’s kinda hard not to add too many places from the PNW.

One place that has been on my shot list for ages is Capilano Suspension Bridge. Now, you may be thinking, “Sean, you live on the island – you are SO CLOSE why haven’t you been before?!” Well, to that I would answer that so very often it’s the places that are most easily accessible that are often times the places I put off going. You kinda think, “Oh, yea, well it’s so close, I can go anytime”. Well friends, it’s a slippery slope from, “I’ll get around to it one day” to seven years later, “Oh shit. I still haven’t been yet.” Continue reading

Explore | Little Mountain Sunsets

I love Little Mountain – it’s what I call the lazy man’s mountain. There’s no hiking required – just a drive up to the summit with a short 45 second walk from your car to the scenic viewpoint. This is a great lookout point for anyone who can’t hike or who can’t walk great distances, or for people like me who are just too damn lazy. You get to reap all the rewards of a mountaintop view without any of the hard work!

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Explore | Day Trip: Tofino

okokok, before you get on my case, yes, this post IS from last summer; yes, I’m aware it is currently February; yes, I really don’t care. Ok, with that out of the way, let’s begin!

I’m sure y’all know about Tofino. I mean, it’s only THE Vancouver Island destination. Or so non-islanders think. Of course, we all know that there is way more to Vancouver Island than just Tofino, but nevertheless Tofino is still pretty kick-ass. There is something like 1 million tourists that visit Tofino (and Ucluelet) every summer. A MILLION. Paired with the fact that there’s only about 2,000 residents who live there year-round, I’d say that’s pretty astonishing.

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