I have been testing out a series of walks to take my cousin on when she arrives in Vancouver next month.
Although I’m still in the process of organizing everything when I saw Nancy Merrill’s Photo Challenge: Urban I couldn’t resist posting some of my favourite shots from a couple of my walks in False Creek South.
These walks all started on the Sea Wall by Granville Island, a place which is well-worth taking a few hours to explore all on its own. From there I headed east along the Sea Wall exploring south False Creek. Near the Cambie Bridge is a ferry landing with deck chairs, sometimes a piano and a space where a bunch of kids had been writing with chalk after what sounds like an exhausting walk around the city. They aren’t great photos so I’ll only post one but will write up some of my favourites:
- My feet are hurting, we are having so much fun, but we are hungry
- We walked way too much, but it was a lot of fun, I’m so glad we’re done
- My feet are bleeding, but it was a blast, Eugene just threw up
- Our legs are dead, we are so tired right now, can I have a nap?
This is from under the Cambie Bridge looking up. ‘Should I be worried?’, an art piece on an old pier framing a view of the city high-rises and Cambie Bridge.Olympic Village in the ‘Blue Hour’.I was tempted to stop at the Pho Express for their fantastic Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup. Water reflections of the pier at Stamp’s Landing on the Sea Wall.View of the sunset from the Wicklow Pub on Stamp’s Landing (the restaurant I actually ended up in, and highly recommended). View of the bridges from the Spruce Harbour Marina in Vancouver’s False Creek South.A different night, walking on the Sea Wall back towards Granville Island.
- More of Nancy Merrill’s Photo Challenge: Urban.
- More on Travelling around BC.
Love that old pier!
It’s a beauty. I keep trying to get shots of it without the modern city intruding but it isn’t possible. With this ‘Urban’ challenge the old pier, the question it’s posing and the city it’s framing seemed quite right.
I would agree!
Looking forward to the rest of the photos. 🙂 Great post!
It’s been a lot of fun, I love the exercise and testing all the restaurants!
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