The travel writer and broadcaster Jack Christie discusses his new book 52 Best Day Trips from Vancouver, with Joseph Planta.
|52 Best Day Trips from Vancouver by Jack Christie. (Greystone Books, 2011)
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Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:
I am Planta: On the Line, in Vancouver at TheCommentary.ca.
Jack Christie is back on the program and back with a new book. It’s a new edition of his popular 52 Best Day Trips from Vancouver. The subtitle on the front of the book says it all: ‘An updated guide to the region’s best parks, lakes, beaches and trails, including the new Sea to Sky Trail from Squamish to D’Arcy. He has been dubbed Mr. BC, and is read regularly in the Georgia Straight and seen on Shaw TV’s hosting The Rec Report. In 2004, he received Tourism British Columbia’s Tourism Media Award. The book is published by Greystone. The website for more is at www.jackchristie.com. Please welcome back to the Planta: On the Line program, Jack Christie; Good morning, Mr. Christie.