There was also a vibrant social life, with a thriving fashion high street that reminded me of the UK. I don't think we have that in Seattle. We visited several landmarks in Vancouver including Chinatown, Stanley Park, MetroTown, Granville Island, and the Top of Vancouver revolving restaurant. The last felt a lot like the restaurant at the top of the Space Needle in Seattle where we went for my birthday dinner last year. We had a great experience this time as well. I'll stop running my mouth now and allow you to enjoy the pics.
Welcome to Vancouver BC, Canada. It was raining cats and dogs as you can see.
Passing through the border control, it was quick and easy.
A random bull on the street near our hotel. Vancouver's answer to the Wall Street Bull? You decide.
Walking around downtown, the top of Vancouver restaurant building in the distance.
Holy Rosary cathedral
A mid-lake fountain in the lost lagoon at Stanley Park, had the ducks as the captive audience
The aboriginal tour guide, people who're originally from the area.
Lord Stanley himself, once governor-general of Canada. The park is named after him.
A view of the bay and the opposite shore from the tour bus
One of the hundred of years old trees in the park.
Lions Gate Bridge
Beautiful view eh? Can you see the sea-wall? One of the major attractions
One of the local Indian exhibitions, they have very intriguing artwork, I was tempted to get some
After the raven dance, our story teller and his young accomplice agreed to take pics
At the aquarium on the grounds. They have a massive collection, but nothing as scary, :)
A friend took us to see this arty side of Vancouver.
There was this Chef school and these lovely cakes tempted me through the windows
The quay from Granville Island, Downtown in the distance. Those high risers must have a lovely view.
In a sporting goods store, maybe we're going camping next? Only Atala knows.
Of course we gravitated to the bookstore. Chapters at Metrotown
In the center atrium of the mall. I just replenished my MAC collection and was happy
The steam grandfather clock in Gastown
Vancouver on my mind and before me. At the international center off Chinatown. Thanks for joining me.