Rowing an SUP for Fitness and Fun

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A few years ago boat designer Harold Aune, co-founder of Whitehall Rowing and Sail, and builder of the worlds best all water rowing boats since 1987, noticed the incredible number of standup paddle boards people were using to get out on the water and have fun paddling around. He wondered if there was a way to somehow convert these relatively stable boards into a sculling rowboat. After […]

The Oar Board®: great all-water workout! Take it on your next travel adventure.

The Adventure Row and Fitness Row SUPs are perfect for paddling or sculling. They are specially fitted with deck rings that make the installation of the Oar Board® Rower even easier than on a standard SUP. Getting fit and having fun out on the water has never been more affordable or as simple to do. Exploring and camping, anywhere on the planet where there’s a bit of rowable water has never been easier.

The Oar Board® Rower, produced by Whitehall Rowing […]

Consulate-General of Japan and Hitomi Harama host traditional and innovative Japanese Noh and jazz piano performance in Victoria

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In celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Consulate-General of Japan in Vancouver, the Consulate and Hitomi Harama of the Toho Network presented a unique concert of traditional and innovative Japanese Noh dance and music on February 27, 2015 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Performing to a full house at the Gérald-Henriette Moreau Theatre in the École Victor-Brodeur, internationally acclaimed Noh actor YAMAI Tsunao and renowned jazz pianist KIHARA Kentaro shared a passionate performance with their audience.

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Also featuring other professional […]

By | February 27th, 2015|Arts & Culture, News, Victoria|0 Comments

EMR Vacation Rentals: Vancouver, Whistler, Victoria…

EMR Vacation Rentals provides BC Vacation Rentals in Victoria, Vancouver, Whistler, the Okanagan and Vancouver Island, British Ccolumbia

EMR Vacation Rentals is a fully-licensed Travel Agency offering fully-furnished BC vacation homes, condos, suites, and estate rentals in Victoria, Vancouver, Tofino, Whistler, the Okanagan, and on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. EMR has a large inventory of unique properties to select from, including properties that feature oceanfront, beachfront, breathtaking views, private hot tubs, luxurious settings and much more.

EMR strives to provide excellence in service to the highest ethical standards, based on […]

Running of the Salmon

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It is time for the annual Salmon run, a spectacular natural event that occurs along the coast of British Columbia.

British Columbia is home to five species of salmon, all in the genus Oncorhynchus. Their life cycles tell a tale that has always captivated people, and we are witness to parts of the cycle in the streams and rivers around us.

Although each of the five species has a slightly different life cycle, the basic story is much the same. The young salmon spend the first part of their […]

By | October 6th, 2014|Parks & Trails, Vancouver Island, Victoria, Wildlife|0 Comments

Victoria and Vancouver Island, BC, Heinl Aerial Photography and Video

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This video has archived the beautiful city of Victoria and surrounding areas on Vancouver Island in British Columbia between 2004 and 2005. You’ll notice that some things have changed since then, but the beauty of the city is so well captured in Heinl’s aerial footage that the images stand the test of time.

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These videos also showcase Russ Heinl’s amazing aerial photography and video footage that he uses to customize promotional videos for BC businesses and organizations.

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By | October 4th, 2014|Featured Videos, Vancouver Island, Victoria, Videos|0 Comments

Russ Heinl Photo Gallery

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The Russ Heinl Group is dedicated to excellence in aerial and architectural photography, which says it all. With thousands of hours of helicopter time to his credit, and decades of experience, Russ Heinl specializes in these two photographic disciplines.

Victoria, Russ Heinl Photo Gallery, British Columbia Victoria’s Inner Harbour. From Russ Heinl’s series referred to as “elevated, night, rain storm panoramas”. Russ Heinl Photo Gallery, British Columbia.

For aerial work, all cameras are […]

By | September 29th, 2014|Featured 2, Greater Victoria, Popular, Tofino, Vancouver Island, Victoria|0 Comments