Vancouver, British Columbia is one of the most beautiful – and relatively temperate – parts of Canada. Marge, Claire, Grace and I spent our “Fall Break” weekend, from Thurs – Sun, Oct 6-9, 2016 visiting the city — and we thoroughly enjoyed it!
Here are a few pics of the occasion!
On the Jetway to Seattle! Arriving in Vancouver at Night! Landing In Vancouver at 12:00 AM (2:00 AM our Body Time!)Vancouver International Airport – & Marge!Bienvenue a Vancouver! Breakfast in the Hotel Friday Morning! Views Out Our Sandman Hotel Corner Room! BC Place – Vancouver Coliseum!
Vancouver Waterfront View!
Rogers Arena – Home of the Vancouver Canucks!
We Miss Those Fall Colors in Texas!
“Spokes” Bicycle Rental – What a Good Name!
Picturesque! Stanley Park Totem Poles!
Riding Bikes Around Stanley Park! Lots of Seaplanes Taking Off!
Canadas On Their Way South for the Winter!Statue of Canadian Olympic Track Star Harry Jerome – Stanley Park
Rock Cairns on Logs!
Cairn on Walkway Ledge!
Girl in a Wetsuit Statue!
Lionsgate Bridge!Tugboat at Work Under Lionsgate Bridge!
Cormorant Drying Its Wings!Great Blue Heron – John Knott Called Them “Shypokes”!Oil Tanker Moving Into Bay!
Figurehead Replica of SS Empress of Japan!
Granville Island Public Market Offerings!
Walking to Gastown!
Gastown Steam Clock – Vancouver
City of Vancouver Mosaic Canadian Pacific Railway Main StationMemorial Statue to the Canadian Veterans of WWI and WWII Who Lost Their Lives
CBC Broadcast Bldg – Across From Our Hotel
Delicious Pho Vietnamese Restaurant On Robson St in Vancouver – and Margaret Fisher! Kapalano Suspension Bridge Park in N Vancouver!Totems in Kapalano Park!
Glistening Pumpkins in Kapalano Park!
The Famous Suspension Bridge – Very Stable and Safe!
The Gorge Below!
Margaret Amid the Treetops Adventure in Kapalano Park!
Treetops Adventure = seven suspension bridges connected to eight magnificent 250-year-old Douglas fir trees!
Moss and Fern-Covered Waterfall – Watch for Banana Slugs! The Three Main Tree Types in the Park – and How Long it Takes to Grow Them!
Claire and A Nurse Log!
Tree Limbs First Growing Down, Then Up, Trying to Find Sunlight!
Long Dropoff Below!
Fir Trees Get as Much as 40% of Their Water from Fog!
Margaret’s View of Return to the USA Sign!