Highlights of the Year 2016: July, August and September

This week it is time to start on the second half of the year 2016! Let’s discuss the months July, August and September!

July

July was the month of the European Soccer Championships. We watched a lot of games together in different pubs, which was really nice!

We also organized a food weekend. In one weekend we went to an Italian Night Market, did a BBQ the next day and on Sunday we went to a Sushi restaurant. This was a really fun and delicious weekend.

The weekend after the food weekend we wanted to do some sports. So we went to Deep cove and did some kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddling. There was also a possibility to do the Quarry Rock trail. We had a great and sporty day! The next week we had some great activities like the Festival of Lights and a Pool and Picnic day. And of course, the weekly PuB NiGHTS.

We closed July off with a great weekend of camping and river rafting, organized by LJuly Rafting.jpgee from Big Wolf Tours, which definitely was a weekend to never forget! We took a swim after getting our tents up, played some beer pong and beach volleyball and had a delicious BBQ. After that we partied till late around the bonfire. The next day it was time to go river rafting. Half way through we sailed to the bottom of a 5meter tall cliff and climbed up and jumped back into the river again. This was definitely scary but lots of fun! After the rafting we packed up our tents and bags and went back to Vancouver.

August

August started of with the Night Nation Run, it was a 5K run with music, lights and DJs, which made is a huge party!

Another event in August was a day trip to Lynn Canyon. We started by walking over the Suspension Bridge, after that we went exploring the park by hiking and searching for some black bears in the forest. Unfortunately we didn’t find any bears, but we had a great time hiking and ended up bathing in the cool water at Lynn Canyon.

The weekend trip of August was to the Rocky Mountains. We organized this trip together August Rockies.jpgwith West Trek Tours. On the first day we went to Hope, Kamloops, Spahats Falls and the
Cowboy Ranch Experience during our trip to Valemount. On day 2 we went to Mount Robson, Jasper, the Athabasca Falls, Bow Lake and arrived in Banff to spend the night and go to the nigtclub Hoodoo. On day 3 we did a Banff tour, went to Lake Louise, Emerald Lake and checked into our Mountain View Cabins in Golden. We had a great BBQ and a bonfire party. On day 4 it was time to go back to Vancouver, but not before we went to the Last Spike, the Okanagan Valley and had a picnic on the beach in Kelowna.

In the month August we also had our weekly PuB NiGHTS, which included one Karaoke party.

September

September started of with a fun Poker Quiz Night, a Scavenger Hunt in Vancouver and a Bowling and Billiard night. All these events were lots of fun and definitely has to be in the program for next year again!

14330079_10154512816572103_2438674369225802898_n.jpgWe also had a weekend trip in September to Portland. On Friday morning we drove two minivans out of Canada and started our trip to Portland. Our first event in Portland was going to the Rose garden, which is the oldest public rose test garden in the US. After that we ate dinner at Pacific Pie and checked in into our hotel, where we had a great evening chilling in our pajamas or having a room party. The next day it was time to go shopping. After a whole day of shopping we had dinner at Clyde’s Prime Rib and checked out the nightlife of Portland. On Sunday we went to the famous Voodoo donut shop and walked around the Portland Market, where we could buy all kinds of different handcraft from local people. After that we had a walking tour around the city called “Secrets of Portlandia” which was a stand up comedy tour about Portland’s history and culture. And after the tour it was time to get back to Vancouver.

We want to give a special thank you to Sofie, Sara, Klara and Phillipp who organized the PuB NiGHTS, events and trips in this part of 2016.

We want to wish all of you a Merry Christmas!

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REVIEW POKER QUIZ NIGHT

First I would like to thank Steve for preparing everything and leading us through the evening. You did a great job and we had a lot of fun! Thank youuuu.

IMG_2970As you may know we had a variation of our weekly PUB NiGHT yesterday. Instead of going out and having some drinks we met in the INTERNeX office to play a kind of poker. Tim stood us some snacks and Steve had prepared a power point presentation with all the questions, the hints and the answer we needed for playing Poker Quiz.

It was so much fun guessing the all questions because most of the time we had no clue at all and so the answers we gave were absolutely far away from the actual answer to the question. In addition the clues weren’t any help at all.
But well, I mean that was the reason why it was so much fun, wasn’t it? Furthermore the goal was just to get closest to the answer as possible so therefore we had the perfect chance to unpack our amazing poker skills

IMG_2974Let me just give you an example of one of the most unbelievable answer in the entire game: For instance would you’ve known the answer of the following question?

How long is the shortest commercial flight in the world? (under ideal wind conditions)

 

Clue 1:                        The flight connects two islands within the United Kingdom.

 

Clue 2:                        An adult would need 32 minutes to walk the distance on average.

 

Answer:                     47 seconds.

PUB NiGHT ANNOUNCEMENT

Put on your poker face for a variation of our weekly PuB NiGHT! Tomorrow we will have a Poker Quiz Night at 7:00pm in the INTERNeX office. Internex

The Poker Quiz Night functions more or less like a traditional poker game, combined with knowledge you need to answer the quiz questions. Instead of using cards you’ll get one question per round. You cannot answer the questions with ‘yes’ or ‘no’ or just with one word but with a numeral. After writing down your first guess and putting in some chips you’ll get a hint so that you know whether you are on the right way or not. When you think you are still good with your guess you can put in more chips. You will get around two or three hints before the right answer will be shown/told. The person who is closest to the correct answer wins the round. You will get a more detailed explanation tomorrow at the office. Hope my effort explaining the rules was not to confusing.19921488425_1f3e7acc0b_b

Does it sound good or does it sound good?

Hope I could arouse your interest with that short insight about what we’ve planned. Click here to sign in for our Poker Quiz Night. It’s definitely not to late to join us.

Looking forward to a thrilling night with a lot of fun!