A friend posted some pictures of a beautiful park in Richmond recently on facebook. We were surprised this park exists in Richmond which we are not aware of it. So, one evening, we went for our evening walk at this gorgeous park.
Paulik Gardens Neighbourhood Park was known as Lulu, a Memory Garden.
This park is about people’s experiences of gardens. It has a wide variety of flowers which are in bloom in spring. I totally enjoy taking photos of the flowers for your enjoyment.
On 7th April, Ben and I decided to go to the Garry Point Park Cherry Blossom Festival after our lunch after church service.
This is the 3rd year of this festival held at Garry Point Park.
This is the first time we came to this festival.
The program of the festival at various tents. Fortunately, the weather was perfect during the festival. The tents are just for precaution in case of shower as April is usually a wet month.
Here are some of the events; Sado Tea Ceremony at the Hanami Tent. Continue reading
Spring finally arrived after a long winter. Suddenly, flowers appear everywhere with full force.
Early blooms of crocuses.
New leaves appear on the bare trees.
Cherry blossoms. Continue reading
Ben and I thought that we will not see snow in 2019. Then in February, we were blessed with three snow storms.
Here are some of the snow scenes.
A garden fountain filled with snow.
A field of snow. Continue reading
M & J opened their home for the “Mamak Stall” Chinese New Gathering as usual. We are always grateful for their generosity.
It was a beautiful sunny day after the wind storm a day before.
Mandarin oranges for fullness and wealth, i.e. good fortune.
J made a lot of Chinese New Year goodies. We can always find some comfort food here. The above were some pineapple cookies in the shape of tangerine and little piggy. J is so creative. Continue reading
Chowtimes wishes all good health and good fortune in the coming pig year.
Ben, Suanne, Arkensen & Nanzaro
Ben, Nanzaro and I spent the Christmas evening at the Lights of Lafarge.
This is a free event. We wished we have something like that in Minoru Park.
This is merely a photo blog. Enjoy the rest of it.
A dragon fly, I presumed.
Christmas elf. Continue reading
Ben and I intended to go for a hike at the Admiralty Point Park on a Saturday. But Ben dilly-dallied after he woke up and only ready for the journey at 10:00AM. He changed his plan as it’s too late for the hike.
We went to Lafarge Lake for a walk instead. Lafarge Lake is a man-made lake located in Town Centre Park in central Coquitlam.
The fall foliage adds colour to the park.
We saw a group of people having a picnic under this canopy. Continue reading
On the Labour Day long weekend, Nanzaro, Ben and I decided to go for a hike at Belcara Regional Park. We could not get a parking spot at our earlier attempt this summer.
So, this time we headed out early, at 7:00am. There were plenty of parking this time.
We did 3 trails this time; the Woodhaven Loop Trail, Woodhaven Swamp Loop Trail and the Sesamat Lake Loop Trail.
I was a little concern with the above signage.
It was very peaceful and quiet when we arrived at the White Pine Beach. Continue reading
We continued our adventure at the PNE at the Action Sports World Tour at the Pacific Coliseum.
It’s a show of professional skateboarders and BMX riders performing aerial stunts on a state-of-the-art half-pipe.
Then we continued to Rollerland for the Popnology Exhibit. There was a robotic demonstration.
A scary alien sculpture.
The world first life-size 3D-printer car. Continue reading