Tag: vancouver

a night out in gastown

About the only advance planning I did for Vancouver was to read Bon Appetit’s July’s article, but we didn’t bother to make ANY dinner reservations before leaving. As…

vancouver: stanley park

When you mention Vancouver, anyone who’s visited replies that it’s a beautiful city. No doubt the beautiful greenspace in Stanley Park contributes to that image.  The park has a…

vancouver waterfront

After lunch we decided took a water taxi again and decided to walk the shore along Sunset Beach Park.  Here’s a shot from earlier that morning looking to…

vancouver’s granville market

I don’t care how touristy a market is,  I’m always curious to see what’s up for sale.  We started our day in Vancouver by walking through Yaletown and…

l’hermitage vancouver

In Vancouver we stayed at a fairly new hotel called L’Hermitage.  It isn’t set in a super touristy neighborhood, but was a quick walk to Yaletown or even…

ferry: swartz bay to tsawwassen

Our last day on Vancouver Island it was a little overcast and started to rain. We are now part of a very rare group who travels to Victoria,…