Vancouver, BC

Had the opportunity in 2013 to visit Vancouver in the British Columbia, Canada. It offers among the best quality of life for urbanites, according to the 2013 Liveability report by the Economist Intelligence Unit. From my 3-day stay there, it feels so. In fact it was much better than the feeling I experienced when I was in Melbourne (touted 1st in the same list). My perception was nevertheless not significant because of the many factors considered e.g. public healthcare or the threat of military conflict which are intangible for a visitor/tourist like me.

I love the water bodies, the yachts, and the picturesque mountains in the background. Simply stunning. My short visit was way too short and certainly wish to return for a longer stay.

All photos taken using Olympus E-PL1 with 14-42mm kit lens.

Vancouver Sailing Club, Granville Island

Vancouver Sailing Club, Granville Island

Subsequent photos were stitched for a wider view.

Under the Granville Bridge

Under the Granville Bridge

Overseeing the Harbour Green Park & the Coal Harbour, from the Convention Center

Overseeing the Harbour Green Park & the Coal Harbour, from the Convention Center

Reminds me of Disney's TaleSpin

Reminds me of Disney’s TaleSpin