Tag Archives: vancouver
21 May

Tracy and I stumbled upon this spot on our way back from Grouse mountain. I say stumbled as if it’s some secret to Vancouver, but it was definitely a scenic spot I had never heard of. While we snapped away with our cameras, a young man was sprawled out on a blanket reading a book, with a picnic basket by his side. Just precious.

Capilano Lake

For any Mulder and Scully fans, Capilano Lake was portrayed as Okobogee in the first episode of the X-Files. Currently, it provides 40% of Vancouver’s water supply.

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Cherry blossoms and yours truly

4 Apr

Queen Elizabeth Park lookout

Greenest City Challenge

6 Mar

It makes me laugh when Vancouverites get snarky about the city’s #1 ranking as the most livable city in the world. I mean, undoubtedly everyone has their individual preferences, but clearly it’s easy to criticize when you’ve never lived anywhere else. Or perhaps I’m still in the honeymoon phase.

I’m incredibly impressed and endeared by city hall’s answer to a global challenge to make Vancouver the greenest city in the world by 2020. It’s hard to imagine that a world would actually look like this:

campaign photo

Is this local?

4 Mar

This is easily Vancouver: