In 1839, Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre invented the daguerreotype, the first photographic process available to the public. Photographs were immediately embraced as a documentary medium: a way to capture actual events in a single still frame, with no fictional elements.
For first-time visitors, it’s easy to look up at the peaks of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains and perhaps feel a bit intimidated. Looking around from the lifts, you’ll notice ski tracks going everywhere — between rocks, through the trees, and even off cliffs!
Some of the most magical Whistler experiences happen on the outskirts of the Village, deep in the forests that surround the town. These out-of-the-ordinary activities will make you feel like you are worlds away from your everyday life. They’re perfect for families and those who perhaps don’t ski or snowboard. These stand-out activities will help create awesome memories and give you some epic, brag-worthy stories.
Mention the word ice to any skier or snowboarder, and the person will likely shudder and shake as if touched by frozen hands at the start of a massage. The thought of edges sliding uncontrollably through your turn is incredibly frustrating, but that sound — oh, that sound. Ugh!
Humans have preserved food since the beginning of time, capturing the full energy of the sun to dehydrate herbs, fruits, meat and fish or, in cold climates, using ice to freeze food so that we could survive the barren winter months. Sure, we have year-round access to almost everything now, but nothing can beat the taste of local produce preserved at the height of its deliciousness!
From the warmth of Veracruz to the snowy peaks of Whistler, it has been a long road for Mexican Corner Chef Juan Carlos Pérez, who shares his inspirational immigrant story.
If you truly wish to experience the artwork of the up-and-coming artists, the re-inventors, or the new influencers, step beyond these pages and embark on an adventure of the up-close-and-personal kind through Whistler’s fine art galleries.
Over the years, Whistler has developed a reputation for being an escape from reality where couples come not only to have fun but to connect or reconnect on a deeper level. With a bounty of activities available, few can compare to the experience of going to the spa.