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Vancouver Photos of the Week


Thursday, October 9th, 2014 — 9:44am PST
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Just as we thought the rain was here to stay and our pumpkin patches would get washed out, we’ve had a spectacularly warm October with technicolour sunsets, bright moons in the night sky, and early fall outdoor adventures. Before that rain does indeed creep in for the weekend, I have this week’s selection of photos […]

Vancouver Icons: The Drop


Monday, September 29th, 2014 — 10:42am PST
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In Vancouver we’re no strangers to rain drops, whether they are pelting down on our umbrellas or misting sideways through the thick green branches of the nearest Douglas Fir. There is one rain drop that does get more attention than others, however and it’s simply called: The Drop. This giant polyurethane-over-EPS sculpture by inges idee […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week


Thursday, September 25th, 2014 — 2:14pm PST
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Before the rain came, before the Gore-Tex was dusted off, before shorts were traded for pants, these photos captured the last moments of summer in Vancouver. Thanks to all those who have shared their wonderful photos of the region this week with the Miss604 Flickr Pool and #Photos604 on Instagram. Vancouver Photos of the Week […]

Vancouver Icons: Prospect Point Lighthouse


Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 — 11:17am PST
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When the S.S. Beaver ran aground in 1888, Prospect Point was known as Calamity Point. The accident followed years of shipping mishaps caused by rocks and strong tidal currents. Three months later a light was established, just four days after Stanley Park itself was established. Photo credit: Ted McGrath on Flickr The first light was […]

Portland Japanese Gardens Photowalk


Monday, September 22nd, 2014 — 10:12am PST
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During our was our first visit to Portland I searched online to find the best viewpoints in the Rose City. Not knowing the lay of the land aside from what we’ve seen on 2D Google Maps, John and I like to get above our destination to get a feel for its geography. I found Five […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week


Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 — 1:44pm PST
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Even though the season is changing, construction cranes swing overhead, and rush hour traffic continues to flow over our many bridges, it’s as though the pause button has been hit on Vancouver’s gloriously sunny summer. The kids aren’t back in school just yet, patios are overflowing with patrons, and beaches are peppered with swimmers and […]