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Camping & Paddle Board on a Lake

BC entered into historical high temperature this weekend. There’s no better place to be than finding a lake to dip in! When the temperature was cool, we complain about rain. When summer finally comes in full swing, we complain about the heat. Human is truly a difficult species to satisfy.But right now at this moment,…

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The Truth of Living In A Car

Being on the road, I had soon learnt to be resourceful and flexible. Maxtraxs are not only for recovery. Days are not always perfect.I want to show you the most authentic version of life on the road—even the less colourful ones. The social media boom had glorified many things, alternative living being one of them.…

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BC Ghost Town – Gold Bridge & Bralorne From Lillooet

I have pinned Gold Bridge and Bralorne on my Google Maps “Want To Go” for a while. Last year, I passed near the area during a group trip to Poison Mountain. But since we were following the team lead, I only saw the sign pointing towards Gold Bridge direction without turning in. This time, however,…

Overland Lady and Frozen Lake

Found My Favourite Secret Spot Near Merrit, BC

In April, I stuffed my Landcruiser with some gear and food, embarked on a solo journey. After the snowstorm camp night, I was deeply craving some sun. As an organized person, I always plan my trip out days ahead. But this time, I had nothing but a map book and pre-downloaded GPS layers in Gaia.…

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Solo in Snowstorm with Jackery 1000 Solar Generator

My solo camp from snowstorm to full-on summer vibe with Jackery 1000 Solar Generator. The weather forecast indicated rain for the rest of the day. I know the temperature is usually lower in the mountains, and snow would be expected. But I’ve been stuck in city life for a while now. Partly helping the preparation…

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I shot the legendary M1 Garand!

We finally got a sunny Saturday that feels like Spring! A few of us came to the mountains for some “outdoor activities”. Since range fees can be significant and rules are many, why not pack your unrestricted firearms to the woods? Find a far enough corner of the mountain. Set up some targets and gong.…

Rhino-Rack Pioneer Platform Landcrusier 100 Series Overland Lady

My New Roof Rack Set Up – Rhino-Rack Pioneer Platform

Introducing my new roof set up! The all-new Rhino-Rack Pioneer Platform with Backbone system. Just a little comparison before we get started on the new one. This was the tray that came with the previous owner. Safe to say it’s probably been on there for over a decade. It’s served me well for strapping things…