Vancouver : Stanley Park Horse – Drawn Tours

It was another gorgeous Friday in Vancouver and I took half a day off to stay in a cafe underground with no windows in order to complete an assignment that I subsequently screwed up.  NEVERTHELESS, it was a good day! After the coffee break, I went out to Stanley Park where my friend and I… Continue reading Vancouver : Stanley Park Horse – Drawn Tours

Vancouver : Sun Run, Sports Hall of Fame and the typical weekend

The Sun Run is held every year since 1985 and its named after one of the largest newspaper in the province.  From its beginnings, the race fast became one of the largest in the world, with more than 40,000 participants. Bib pick-ups: information were all located on the website as well as the free newspapers.  It was… Continue reading Vancouver : Sun Run, Sports Hall of Fame and the typical weekend

Victoria : Vancouver Island – Westsong Walkway

Our last stop was the Songhee Walkway, which is across from the Inner Harbour.  We had already been to Beacon Hill Park, Royal BC Museum, Inner Harbour, and Chinatown. The Blue Bridge or Johnson Street Bridge is located on Pandora Avenue and after crossing it, becomes Esquimalt Road.  Rather than continuing, there is a small path… Continue reading Victoria : Vancouver Island – Westsong Walkway

Victoria : Vancouver Island – Chinatown & Market Square

Early Saturday morning, we were awoken by loud noises coming from the parking lot,   a friendly remainder that 1) I am not at home 2) I’m staying at a hostel in a sketchy area. In any case, our roommates had already departed for the day but we took our time to schedule our morning visits… Continue reading Victoria : Vancouver Island – Chinatown & Market Square

Victoria : Vancouver Island – Government St. & Inner Harbour

The best part of the day was dawn, things were slowly coming to an end and we can finally relax having hurried through two attraction points we wanted to see – Beacon Hill Park and the Royal BC Museum. After much walking, we headed along Government Street to find dinner.  We found a deli place called Sam’s Deli and… Continue reading Victoria : Vancouver Island – Government St. & Inner Harbour