Vancouver, B.C.

We took a quick trip to Vancouver to see friends coming off an Alaska cruise.  We dodged the rain and enjoyed the sights.

We visited the Museum of Anthropology on the campus of the University of British Columbia.  The Museum building was designed to reflect the houses built by the native people of British Columbia.  There are reconstructed houses on the grounds.  If you go, take a tour given by a docent.  Our guide was excellent.

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We had a nice walk in Stanley Park.

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A view of Lions Gate Bridge.

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A view of Vancouver from Stanley Park

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We drove up the Capilano River to the Salmon Hatchery.  Of course this is the wrong season for seeing the fish but it’s quite pretty.

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This must have been a massive tree.  A new tree has grown out of it along with a few smaller sprouts.

We drove up Hwy 1 to just above Horseshoe Bay.

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Heading back to the city we finished up at the Dundarave Pier.  There’s a beach park and a nice restaurant there.  The globe in this fountain rolls around as it balances on the flow of water – very cool.

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About graciamc

Gracia's Travels is a photo blog. I always take too many pictures on trips so I justify my compulsion with this blog! The blog is mostly photos - they tell the best part of the story. Please contact me if you would like to use any of my photos.
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2 Responses to Vancouver, B.C.

  1. The Pal Guy says:

    You are truly blessed to be able to travel to so many great places.

    • graciamc says:

      Thanks for visiting my site. I am very blessed to be able to travel. I hope my site encourages others to pack their bags and I hope my site entertains arm-chair travelers too.

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