Vancouver Views

As many of my travel blogging friends are heading off to Keystone, Colorado for the TBEX 2012 conference this weekend, I’m thinking back to last year’s event in Vancouver, British Columbia. So for Travel Photo Thursday, here’s a small selection of some Vancouver views that I got to see in that beautifully photogenic city last June.

Some of My Favorite Vancouver Views

On the Waterfront

Vancouver views at Coal Harbour

Coal Harbour, Vancouver Waterfront

City View from Vancouver Convention Centre

The Drop

“The Drop” at Vancouver Convention Centre

For more about this sculpture, see Vancouver: The Drop.

Vancouver Views of mountains and boats at Coal Harbour

Mountains and Boats, Coal Harbour

Across the Bridge

"Vancouver views from Burrard Street Bridge"

On Foot Across Burrard Street Bridge

"Vancouver views from Burrard Street Bridge"

View from Burrard Street Bridge

On Granville Island

"Vancouver views of Granville Island"

Granville Island Entrance Beneath Granville Street Bridge

Public Market

Granville Island Public Market

musician on Granville Island

Street Musician on Granville Island

Chocolates – Yes!

Granville Street Bridge

Granville Island Dock Below Granville Street Bridge

Alternative Transportation?

Sweet Treats at La Baguette

Dog-friendly Granville Island

Back to Downtown Vancouver

My Ride Back on the Aquabus

Burrard Street Bridge

If you’re still thinking about where to go this summer, consider checking out some Vancouver views!


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53 thoughts on “Vancouver Views

  1. Average Traveller

    I was so new to blogging last year that I feel like I wasted having TBEX in my backyard. Hopefully I’ll get to the next one – I can’t wait until they announce the next venue! Thanks for the nice shots. They are a good represenation of Vancouver.

    1. Cathy Post author

      Beautiful indeed, Marcia. Lots of other pretty places I didn’t get to on this trip. Visited Stanley Park several years ago — very nice!

  2. Jackie Smith

    I registered in advance for this year’s TBEX I was so pumped after Vancouver. Then the high airfares grounded me, so I am also thinking back to Vancouver. I just wish that this TPThursday group had started prior to that so that I could have met some of you face-to-face! As it was, there wasn’t enough time to meet everyone. . . thanks for bringing back some good memories.

  3. Andrew Graeme Gould

    Viewing this series brings back memories of my own visit to Vancouver in the latter part of last year, Cathy. It certainly is a delightful city, with its beautiful waterfront and delightful Granville Island.

  4. Jenna

    I have been to Vancouver a couple of times, most recently for a huge international conference of ESL teachers. We spent a few days at the convention center. It is such a beautiful city!

  5. Lisa M

    Looks like you had good weather in my hometown of Vancouver! Lovely photos (Granville Island is pretty much my backyard – we go there almost every weekend).

    1. Cathy Post author

      Aw, thanks Caanan. I would love to meet you guys in person. It’s been great getting to know you in the blogosphere.

  6. Leigh

    I can’t believe it’s been a year since I met you already – and almost a year since I left Vancouver for good. Time is flying way too fast. The photos bring back good memories.

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  8. Pola (@jettingaround)

    I have heard so many great things about Vancouver, and it’s nice to see some ‘real life’ pictures from there too. I have a feeling that when I make it to Vancouver, I’ll have to stop at that public market… 🙂

  9. Renate

    Oh, Vancouver! The parents of my husband are living there, and we plan to visit them this summer! I am so excited, your shots are really beautiful, I want to visit all those fascinating places!

  10. Henry | @fotoeins

    Thanks for writing about my birthcity so well, Cathy. 😉 When you visited Granville Island, did you check out the *size* of those hungry seagulls ready to swoop? Open food must be guarded while eating outside, should one dare to tempt fate.

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