These are some of my vacation
Taken in September, 2006
Presenting: Vancouver, Canada
Downtown Vancouver is a mix of old
as evidenced by the reflection in this modern building.
This modern building has it's own
reflecting pool and waterfall.
This wedding cake style of building has
many large patios.
It is next to the bay and facing North Vancouver.
Many of the residential buildings have this green tinted
This is the famous Steam Clock in the oldest section of
This clock is over 100 years old and is powered by steam!
You can see the wheels and levers and weights that make it
The 4 steam whistles on the top of this clock play
Westminster Chimes every hour and half hour!
This is one of the most bizarre things
I have ever seen.
Not only is there a 20 to 30 foot tall tree growing near the
top of this building, but it looks like the building itself
was built with the intention of hosting a tree.
The natives of this part of Canada are
known as the Induids
They established many trading posts and erected these statues
of balanced rocks as a welcome sign and to mark their
Someone, possibly a descendant of
Induids, balanced these rocks.
There is no glue or adhesives holding these rocks in place!
Downtown Vancouver is on an island and
has a vary large port that can accommodate more than one
There were also numerous docks with hundreds of sailboats in
various locations all around the perimeter of the city.
These colorful totem poles are in
This is the Lion's Gate Bridge
It connects the north end of Stanley Park with North
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