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Vancouver Photos of the Week

November 13th, 2013 @ 10:05am by Rebecca Bollwitt

November so far has been foggy, soggy, and dark thanks to early sunsets however, in true “Vancouver” fashion, there are moments of sunshine and brightness that remind us so often that this is why we live here. This week’s collection of photos from the Miss604 Flickr Pool all provide glimpses of life on the West […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

November 6th, 2013 @ 2:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been almost five years to the day since I published the first “From the Miss604 Flickr Pool” photo collection and there have been over 33,000 images contributed to the pool since it began in February of 2008. I have the pleasure of browsing images that make me smile, think, pause, laugh, contemplate, and feel […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

October 31st, 2013 @ 9:42am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The fog left Metro Vancouver and although the rain began, it hasn’t been all doom and gloom around here. There have been spectacular moments of bright and colourful fall colours splashing onto digital camera screens this past week and some of those captures have made their way into the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Here is just […]

Vancouver Icons: St Paul’s Hospital

October 28th, 2013 @ 1:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

An entire city has built up around St Paul’s Hospital, which has been providing patient care and advancing medical technology over the last century in downtown Vancouver. Thinking ahead to the holiday season, and the legendary St Paul’s light display, I have chosen the iconic hospital for today’s photo feature that includes modern and archive […]

Vancouver Icons: Capilano Lake

October 23rd, 2013 @ 10:52am by Rebecca Bollwitt

For fall colours on the North Shore, snow-capped mountain views and to stare at the legendary lions all afternoon, Capilano River Regional Park, featuring Capilano Lake and the Cleveland Dam, is the place to be. Photo credit: Morisawa81 on Flickr Cleveland Dam, built in 1954, blocks Capilano Lake which supplies fresh drinking water to the […]

Vancouver Fog Photos

October 23rd, 2013 @ 9:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We’re into our second week of fog in Vancouver as a cloudy blanket drapes across the downtown peninsula and surroundings, parting occasionally mid-afternoon to let in a few rays of sunshine before swallowing us up again at night. Foghorns every 60 seconds in the harbour add ambiance (and to some, annoyance), as orange and red […]