Totem Pole, British Columbia

We saw many totem poles in British Columbia. There are First People (Native American) communities throughout British Columbia, and the totem is one of their most visible and well-known cultural and artistic products. I should have taken a few more photos of them while we were there! Totem pole.Image ID:…
August 11, 2008

Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver

The Capilano Suspension Bridge is just outside of Vancouver, British Columbia. It's a fun outing, especially for kids. Be advised, however, that you should arrive early if you wish to walk the bridges and through the forested sides of Capilano Gorge in peace. For once the tour buses arrive --…
August 9, 2008

Granville Island Public Market, Vancouver

While in Vancouver we spent a few days on Granville Island. The collection of shops, marinas, parks and pubs there makes walking around the small island really enjoyable, and the views across to downtown Vancouver are great. We particularly liked the Granville Island Public Market, a conglomeration of grocers, fruit…
August 3, 2008

Vancouver at Night

This is downtown Vancouver at night -- the Yaletown district -- viewed from Granville Island. After dinner my younger daughter and I took a stroll along the boardwalk in front of our hotel. The walk was now empty of tourists (all of whom had retired to the Granville Island brewery)…
July 28, 2008