Tag Archives: Vancouver

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Canyon Lights is on from November 27, 2015 through to Sunday, January 3, 2016. (Closed Christmas Day – December 25th). Park hours are 11:00am – 9:00pm. Canyon Lights tickets are valid all day with holiday activities beginning at 4:00pm. BC residents enjoy unlimited admission to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park for one full year from …

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Lights of Hope Celebration at St. Paul Hospital 2015

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On November 19th, thousands of Vancouverites and tourists will gather around Burrard Street to experience the annual fireworks display at the St. Paul’s Hospital in Downtown Vancouver. Since 1998, St. Paul’s has illuminated the streets with a breathtaking display of Christmas lights for their Christmas-time Lights of Hope charity initiative. Every year, Lights of Hope returns to St. Paul’s Hospital …

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Spring Farmers Market – West End Style

One of my favourite Farmer’s Markets, West End Farmers Market is abundant in Spring Harvest For me, Spring is all about the greens. And there’s nothing like finding a fresh organic head of Romain Lettuce that was just picked farm-fresh that morning. Radicchio – One of my favourites leafy veg. I add it liberally to raw salads. I also love …

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Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival 2015

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival- April 2 to 29, 2015 It is an annual renewal that takes place both outside, in the canopies of our parks and avenues, and inside, in our bodies, minds and heart. We humans are somehow mated with the flowering cherry trees. What they do, we do, each in our own fashion. And it almost doesn’t matter …

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Blossom time in Vancouver

Early Blooms for Vancouver Cherry Blossoms 2015 According to AccuWeather, and a number of flowering trees, we’re having Springlike weather in the Pacific Northwest. Indeed, for the last day of February, a walk along the Stanley Park seawall was energized with full sun and plum blossoms and rowers on the waters. Flowering Plums, the trendsetter of blossoms are certainly showing …

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Riding the Amtrak Cascades Train from Vancouver to Seattle – Avoid Traffic, Relax and Enjoy the Views

Train travel from Vancouver to Seattle with the Amtrak Cascades is a great and economic way to avoid border traffic, relax and enjoy the spectacular coastal views. With daily scheduled departures, the Train from Vancouver to Seattle is an easy and fun way to travel for families with children. With the recent bridge collapse and temporary fix along a main …

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Chinese New Year Parade Vancouver 2015

Celebrating Chinese New Year Parade Vancouver 2015 Year of the Goat. Gung Hay Fat Choi! 恭喜發財! Gung Hay Fat Choi! (Happy New Year!) This year’s 2015 Vancouver’s Chinese New Year Parade starts at 11:00 am on Sunday, February 22nd, 2015, and takes two and a half hours to complete. The 1.5 km parade route winds through Vancouver’s historic Chinatown, starting …

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