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Whistler in photographs

Posted by Brian Jewell in Canada on August 09, 2010

 
 

Back at my Kentucky office, where the humid air seems to boil underneath the 95-degree southern sun, looking through photos is a great way to remember the wonderful, cool freshness of the British Columbia mountains. It’s also a great reminder of the many meals, attractions and activities that haven’t appeared yet in this blog.  Here…

 

Hiking Whistler Mountain

Posted by Brian Jewell in Canada on August 07, 2010

 
 

Though it was 75 degrees in Whistler today, on top of the mountain I found myself surrounded by snow. The town of Whistler sits in a valley between two mountains, Whistler and Blackcomb. Both are ideal ski destinations in the winter; in the summer, they afford great opporutnities for sightseeing, hiking and gorgeous views of…

 
 
 

For outdoor enthusiasts, there’s no shortage of things to do on the mountains in Whistler. But groups can also find ways to enjoy themselves at a more leisurely pace, such as a cooking experience with the staff of The Four Seasons resort. One of the most popular chefs at the hotel is Edison Mays, a…

 

Hairfarmers and seafood paella

Posted by Brian Jewell in Canada on August 05, 2010

 
 

The Hairfarmers can play more than 3,500 songs… and know the vast majority of them by heart. This two-man duo is the best known musical act in Whistler, B.C., a ski resort town about an hour and a half north of Vancouver. With a couple of microphones, some conga drums, a tambourine and a guitar,…