The Olympic Zipline is coming to downtown Vancouver. Something usually associated with soaring high above mountain treetops on Grouse or in Whistler will be flying high above Robson Square courtesy of Ziptrek Ecotours. Early reports said the line would run across Robson Square and over to Chapters at Robson and Howe, however the Ziptrek Ecotours […]
Archive of posts tagged "2010"
As the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch makes it way around BC on the last leg of its journey the excitement is bubbling over from community to community. Photo credit: AlbertaVan2010 on Flickr Over the Rockies, through the Kootenays, down and around the Thompson Okanagan. Photo credit: UrbanWorkbench on Flickr Here’s a rundown of where the […]
The Olympics are a time for the host nation and city to shine brightly but they are also about bringing the world together. Vancouver will be a temporary home for athletes and visitors from dozens of countries during the 2010 Olympics and there are many who have rented spaces around town to showcase their culture, […]
Across the nation communities have been asked to Paint the Town Red in an effort to cheer on our Canadian athletes at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games. More than 200 athletes will be representing Canada and from Newfoundland to Nanoose Bay, everyone is being asked to go Red. This includes leaving up your […]
During November’s trip to Switzerland our group stopped in at the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne. Perched at the top of a small grassy hill, the IOC looks out over Lake Geneva and the public park, Parc Bourget. The IOC is made up of a few buildings pasted together over the […]