Vancouver, BC<br />June 2010<br />
Strolling along English Bay<br />
Me at English Bay Beach Park<br />
Stanley Park<br />
My niece – devoured by a giant zucchini plant?<br />
One of many community gardens in the city<br />
Japadog – a local lunchtime culinary experience<br />
Robson Street – home to shopping, restaurants, and Japanese treats<br />
My niece at Canada Place<br />
Waterfront Station – the historic station for Canada’s transcontinental train<br />
Gastown – historic neighborhood now overrun with tourist shops. A picturesque place to stroll, with some interesting galle...
Gastown Steam Clock<br />A photo in every tourist’s album. However, not exactly authentic, as it was built in 1977 based o...
Maple Tree Square - Gastown<br />
World Cup frenzy in a soccer-mad city<br />Japanese-Canadians celebrate Japan’s goal vs. Denmark in Japan’s first-ever Wor...
Hon’s Noodle House<br />Robson Street<br />Recommended by a friend & not listed in the guidebooks. Do not be put off by th...
“A-Maze-ing Laughter” by Chinese artist YueMinjun<br />Public art installation on Denman Street, part of the 2009-2011 Van...
Biking the Stanley Park Seawall<br />
Coal Harbor<br />
Canada Place and Downtown Vancouver from the park<br />
Post-bike ride coffee break at Delaney’s on Denman Street<br />
Erika outside the Bubble Tea House on Robson Street<br />
Granville Island Public Market<br />
Queso Blanc performs on Granville Island Market Stage for the International Jazz festival<br />
Granville Island street performer “Basketball Jones”<br />
Views of Vancouver from Granville Island<br />
False Creek, leading out to English Bay<br />
Christ Church Cathedral – Gothic Revival, 1895<br />
Chinatown Night Market – Friday and Saturday summer evenings<br />
Chinatown Gate<br />
Erika at Sanafir for tapas, Granville Street<br />
Cozy interior of Sanafir<br />
Mussels in a honey and garlic sauce – heaven!<br />
Dessert tapas trio<br />
View from Amtrak train – Vancouver to Seattle<br />
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Vancouver BC

  1. 1. Vancouver, BC<br />June 2010<br />
  2. 2. Strolling along English Bay<br />
  3. 3.
  4. 4.
  5. 5.
  6. 6. Me at English Bay Beach Park<br />
  7. 7.
  8. 8. Stanley Park<br />
  9. 9.
  10. 10.
  11. 11. My niece – devoured by a giant zucchini plant?<br />
  12. 12.
  13. 13. One of many community gardens in the city<br />
  14. 14. Japadog – a local lunchtime culinary experience<br />
  15. 15. Robson Street – home to shopping, restaurants, and Japanese treats<br />
  16. 16.
  17. 17.
  18. 18.
  19. 19.
  20. 20. My niece at Canada Place<br />
  21. 21. Waterfront Station – the historic station for Canada’s transcontinental train<br />
  22. 22. Gastown – historic neighborhood now overrun with tourist shops. A picturesque place to stroll, with some interesting galleries, but do beware the overhype – a definite tourist trap.<br />
  23. 23. Gastown Steam Clock<br />A photo in every tourist’s album. However, not exactly authentic, as it was built in 1977 based on an 1875 design.<br />
  24. 24. Maple Tree Square - Gastown<br />
  25. 25. World Cup frenzy in a soccer-mad city<br />Japanese-Canadians celebrate Japan’s goal vs. Denmark in Japan’s first-ever World Cup<br />
  26. 26. Hon’s Noodle House<br />Robson Street<br />Recommended by a friend & not listed in the guidebooks. Do not be put off by the cafeteria décor – fantastic Chinese!<br />Erika’s hot and sour soup<br />
  27. 27. “A-Maze-ing Laughter” by Chinese artist YueMinjun<br />Public art installation on Denman Street, part of the 2009-2011 Vancouver Biennale<br />
  28. 28. Biking the Stanley Park Seawall<br />
  29. 29. Coal Harbor<br />
  30. 30.
  31. 31. Canada Place and Downtown Vancouver from the park<br />
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  35. 35.
  36. 36.
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  39. 39. Post-bike ride coffee break at Delaney’s on Denman Street<br />
  40. 40.
  41. 41. Erika outside the Bubble Tea House on Robson Street<br />
  42. 42. Granville Island Public Market<br />
  43. 43. Queso Blanc performs on Granville Island Market Stage for the International Jazz festival<br />
  44. 44.
  45. 45.
  46. 46. Granville Island street performer “Basketball Jones”<br />
  47. 47.
  48. 48. Views of Vancouver from Granville Island<br />
  49. 49.
  50. 50. False Creek, leading out to English Bay<br />
  51. 51.
  52. 52. Christ Church Cathedral – Gothic Revival, 1895<br />
  53. 53. Chinatown Night Market – Friday and Saturday summer evenings<br />
  54. 54. Chinatown Gate<br />
  55. 55.
  56. 56. Erika at Sanafir for tapas, Granville Street<br />
  57. 57. Cozy interior of Sanafir<br />
  58. 58.
  59. 59. Mussels in a honey and garlic sauce – heaven!<br />
  60. 60. Dessert tapas trio<br />
  61. 61. View from Amtrak train – Vancouver to Seattle<br />

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