The Unbelievable Peak To Peak Gondola. February 11th 2010 With the Olympics officially starting on Friday, there is a scurry of final preparations going on around Whistler, where many of the skiing and all of the sliding events are taking place. Whistler is a huge mountain resort about an hour drive north of Vancouver. Unfortunately, I drove the gorgeous stretch of the Sea to Sky highway at night, because it is supposed to be an amazingly beautiful drive ... read more
North America » Canada » British Columbia » Whistler A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
My name is Jon Wick and I am setting up this blog as part of an educational project during my time at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games. I am a certified teacher and have taught over five years in western Montana and overseas. This website will be the vehicle that I share my experiences, and interact with school children and staff all over the United States while at the games. I am very excited about this opportunity not only to attend this amazing event, but give quality, first hand accounts and information while I'm there. I hope this will be benefitial to everyone.
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