Vancouver is Canada's west coast gem and is a glimmering city of shiny skyscrapers with amazing backdrops of the Rocky Mountains and Pacific Ocean. A laid back, liberal lifestyle mixed with an outdoorsy attitude makes this a favourite for skiers, boarders, kayakers and mountain bikers.
From the Vancouver Travel Guide
02 June 2013
The Canada Day Parade is at 7:00pm and then the Canada Day Fireworks Show kicks off at 10:30pm. The festivities for the country's birthday are held at Canada Place, Jack Poole Plaza, Harbour Green Park and the surrounding streets. There's buskers and roaming entertainment, food vendors, the citizenship ceremony, plenty of music, the West Coast Lumberjack Show and street hockey. Guaranteed for a fun action-packed day!
11 August 2013 - 12 August 2013
Come together on the streets of Columbia and Keefer to experience the biggest multicultural summer celebration. Festival activities included day markets, "Historical & Food Tasting Walking tour", multicultural stage performances, Cultural Corner, TD Youth Talent Showdown, activities and Streetfest.
I guess I should've paid more attention to the description of this hostel on here, as it came as a nasty surprise that the (tiny) kitchen didn't include a stove. Other than that this place was okay; good atmosphere, pretty decent breakfast (though most of the time you'll have to eat it standing). ... more
Nice location, Although after 10 pm a lot of homeless and addicted people around the terrace. Inside bar is very nice and comfy. Bed is okay, noisy all night. ... more
very good value. the staff was very helpful...the bathrooms are clean and its really close to the sky train which is nice. don't worry about the area (which seems a bit sketchy) its not that bad. we were out late a lot, and never had a problem. i'd recomend this place to a friend. ... more
Day Twenty Four and Five
Day Twenty Four Having arrived on the ferry the night before and done not much other than eat another delicious poutine, we were keen to get up and take in the sights of Vancouver but were ...
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The sun came out today for the first time in Vancouver so we took the opportunity to wander around Stanley Park. Stanley Park is 1,000 acres of parkland at the end of the downtown Vancouver peninsular ...
Posted in Bill and Ann's Travel Blog by BillandAnnhols