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Free Tours in Vancouver During Olympics

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With many establishments being accused of bumping up prices to serve the Olympic-sized crowds, there are a few businesses that are welcoming the influx of visitors by offering up free tours of Vancouver. Photo credit: zzinger on Flickr Tour Guys Type: Guided Cost: Free Tour options: Gastown & Downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park, West End & […]

Vancouver 2010 Canadian Pride

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We’re loud, we’re patriotic, and man, we’re everywhere. Canadians are showing their colours and painting the town red with their enthusiasm, celebrating Vancouver 2010. “O! Canada” rings out every few minutes on street corners and you’ll find men, women and children wearing and waving the Canadian flag with pride. Watch live streaming video from bcmclivechannel […]

Vancouver 2010 Day 8 Rickard's Dark and Club Bud

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Day 8 at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics saw us win another gold medal, thanks to skeleton athlete Jon Montgomery, as the City erupted in even more celebration. I have never seen this many people in Vancouver at one single time, for consecutive days, all chanting and cheering non-stop for hours. It’s as though we just […]

Vancouver 2010 Provincial Theme Days

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Nova Scotia handed out scarves, Alberta decked out downtown in Calgary Stampede hats, and the Northwest Territories served up tea and bannock at Canada’s Northern House. Every day during the Vancouver 2010 Olympics a province or territory is featured. I’m a bit late to post this list but so that you can enjoy all the […]

The Olympics From a Kid's Perspective

Comments 6 by Jennifer Miles

The following was written for Miss604.com by my 9 year old niece, Alexis. She interviewed her brothers to put together this post. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr The Olympics. Week one. A kid’s perspective To the kids in Vancouver and Surrey, the Olympics are very exciting because they are in Vancouver. They think the […]