photos by lamardeuse
In BC, it's always a good idea to start with a totem pole.
This one's in Stanley Park.
A street scene. I was struck by the windows of the building,
which seem more Oriental than Canadian.
But then, sometimes Vancouver seems more like Hong Kong than
The seaweed on this
Victoria beach was fascinating. And smelly.
An old-fashioned cigar shop in Victoria. If Vancouver is of the
Victoria is very much of the past.
Apparently, most BC residents hate these touristy killer whales,
which are peppered throughout
Vancouver and Victoria. They're passé now - the latest
sculptures are bears. The residents
hate those, too.
They're everywhere. The building in the background is the
where I did not spend $54 for finger sandwiches.
There were lots of very pricey whale-watching tours and such in
We opted for the slightly less posh tour, but it was fun.
If you ever go to BC, you must take a ride on one of the
ferries. The scenery is not to be missed.
Neither is the wax museum in Victoria. This is the guy on
the Algerian Hook. And you
think your life sucks.
And for all the DS gals : this is Franklin. And his hands.
This is a view of downtown from Stanley Park. The number of
condos already built and under construction
is staggering. There's no other Canadian city that looks like
And yet right next door to these million dollar condos is the
neighbourhood full of junkies
wandering the street looking for their next hit. It looks pretty
from here, though.
And finally: our friends' kitty!
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