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 […]
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Last April it was announced that the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad‘s crown jewel performance would be Robert Lapage’s The Blue Dragon. Premiering at SFU Contemporary Arts at Woodward’s the visually stunning play will run until February 27th. John and I had the chance to see it on opening weekend and it turned out to be […]
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 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 […]
I was invited to hop aboard the Alberta Train yesterday, a luxury rail coach from North Vancouver to Whistler with double-decker cars and domed panorama roofs. The train experience is courtesy of Travel Alberta to showcase their Rocky Mountaineer route to the Rockies. There was plenty to do in Whistler this week and aside from […]