I had a lovely few days in Vancouver! Its a very livable city: with tons of parkland, culture, restaurants, and lovely people. A couple things that really stood out for me: The transportation system in Vancouver should be commended: buses run on electric power just like Toronto’s streetcars but with no tracks!; all of the […]
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Month: June 2012
On my last day in Vancouver I hopped over to Stanley Park for a hike around. I decided to walk the perimeter of the park on the seawall which is about 9 kilometers in total. I got lucky with the weather again and had a lovely walk around the park. My walk also coincided with […]
After the conference I opted to stay in Vancouver and look around for the weekend. I had to switch hotels so moved to the Empire Landmark at the north-west end of Robson street. I quite enjoyed this neighborhood, it was close enough to downtown and next to a large Korean community. The Empire Landmark feels […]
When we arrived in downtown Vancouver we had a lovely dinner in Yaletown at Cioppinos’ Mediterranean Grill. We stayed just across from the BC Place Stadium, a short walk from Vancouver Community College. After the fist day of the conference we had a lovely tour of Vancouver’s historic Gastown district.