80 meters above False Creek in Vancouver
View of Southeast False Creek and Science World. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. South East Fals...
Aerial Panorama of False Creek - Vancouver, Canada
Completed in 1983, BC Place was the largest air supported roof at the time. After renovations in 2011...
False Creek at night from Granville Island, this view was taken close to the Marina and the Hotel. ht...
False Creek at dusk from Granville Island, this view was taken on the pier of the AquaBus dock. http:...
False Creek, Granville Island, Vancouver, Canada http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/False_Creek
Granville Island, dubbed the Arts and Culture center of Vancouver, includes a large public market, an...
The Sea Village, Granville Island, Vancouver http://www.seegranvilleisland.com/float/float.htm
The Sea Village, Granville Island, Vancouver - these floating houses rise and fall with the tides - h...
The capital of Canada is Ottawa, in the province of Ontario. There are offically ten provinces and three territories in Canada, which is the second largest country in the world in terms of land area.
While politically and legally an independant nation, the titular head of state for Canada is still Queen Elizabeth.
On the east end of Canada, you have Montreal as the bastion of activity. Montreal is famous for two things, VICE magazine and the Montreal Jazz Festival. One is the bible of hipster life (disposable, of course) and the other is a world-famous event that draws more than two million people every summer. Quebec is a French speaking province that has almost seceded from Canada on several occasions, by the way..
When you think of Canada, you think of . . . snow, right?
But not on the West Coast. In Vancouver, it rains. And you'll find more of the population speaking Mandarin than French (but also Punjabi, Tagalog, Korean, Farsi, German, and much more).
Like the other big cities in Canada, Vancouver is vividly multicultural and Vancouverites are very, very serious about their coffee.
Your standard Vancouverite can be found attired head-to-toe in Lululemon gear, mainlining Cafe Artigiano Americanos (spot the irony for ten points).
But here's a Vancouver secret only the coolest kids know: the best sandwiches in the city aren't found downtown. Actually, they're hidden in Edgemont Village at the foot of Grouse Mountain on the North Shore.
"It's actually worth coming to Canada for these sandwiches alone." -- Michelle Superle, Vancouver
Text by Steve Smith.