Frisbees, footballs, bikini-clad bodies, blankets, and bicycles parked along the Sea Wall are scenes of summer at Vancouver’s beaches. From Third to Locarno, English Bay to Spanish Banks, the seaside landscape has changed almost as much as the summer fashion trends. Thanks to the City of Vancouver Archives, and my niece who curated this collection, […]
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There are three activities I will always recommend for visitors to Vancouver (and locals) if they’re looking to fully enjoy our city: The first is to get up a mountain (hiking or by taking a SkyRide), the second is to explore Stanley Park (SeaWall and forest trails), and the third is to get out on […]
The West Coast is the best coast for sunset views as we get the last glimpse of sunshine on the continent before it tucks away below the horizon to return another day. In Vancouver, we get treated to fiery orange clouds, pillowy pink hues, and bright burning glows before the sun ducks behind Vancouver Island. […]
English Bay Slide
When strolling around the Seawall in downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park or along False Creek, you are bound to see seagulls or herons, perhaps a harbour seal, and most likely a fantastic west coast sunset. Another staple sight on the waterfront is balanced rocks. Stacked high, sometimes with sticks incorporated between layers of stones, these sculptures […]
Waterkeeper Swim Guide App – Water Quality Map Guide for Metro Vancouver: The Waterkeeper Swim Guide App will let you know the water quality of the beaches in your area by colour coding them with pins.