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[Story in photos] Everyone will find their own comfort at VanDusen Botanical Garden

VanDusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver is a magical place for anyone looking for some peace and quiet and want to be one withย  nature even for just a few hours. It is included in the top 10 Best Public Gardens in North America. It boasts a 55-acre botanical garden designed elaborately and beautifully allowing visitors to educate themselves of the different plants in the world and enjoy their leisure time in the garden as well.

Here is my storyย  in photos:

On your way out, they have a gift shop for you to buy souvenirs. Now I don’t normally stay in gift shops but VanDusen’s have tons of really cool books about plants that I can’t take my eyes and hands off.

For more information, you may check their website here. Enjoy!

The Back Porch: Harrison Hot Springs’ hole-in-the-wall flame-roasted coffee, pottery and more!

We visited Harrison Hot Springs expecting only to spend most of our timeย in the beautiful mineral-rich pools, little did we know that this is where we’d taste one of the best flame-roasted flavour-filled coffee.

Sign board.

The Back Porch sells roasted coffee, pottery, basket weaving, etc. It is only a few minutes drive away from Harrison Hot Springs and is one of the regular stops of those visiting the small town.

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The Back Porch’sย coffee roasting and pottery studio. (Image courtesy of Lurie’s Tumblr)

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