Vancouver at Night

This is my last post on my Vancouver series, and I’m excited to share with you other adventures (we’ve been so busy!).

Vancouver is a very beautiful city, and my camera seemed to leap into my hands of its own accord in an effort to capture it.  I loved the cool mornings, I loved the sunny afternoons, and I loved the stunning evening clouds.  All too frequently, we vacation too hard to have much energy come nightfall, but we managed one evening with a vantage of the sparkly skyline. Continue reading

Biking Vancouver

We brought our bikes up with us when we spent a long weekend in Vancouver, and it proved a very useful mode of transportation.  We never had to worry about parking or traffic, and it’s faster than walking.  We biked from Yaletown to Granville Island, all throughout Stanley Park on their dedicated paths to Gastown and Chinatown; we put countless miles on those tires. Continue reading

Stanley Park

One of the highlights of our brief jaunt in Vancouver was Stanley Park, a vast, 1001-acre public park that dominates the peninsula north of downtown Vancouver.  It’s mostly old, dense forest (many trees are hundreds of years old), and it features bike paths and trails spidering throughout.  It’s understandably a popular destination for daily exercisers. Continue reading

Canada Day

So I know this post is a bit late given the topic, but I wanted to include it in my Vancouver series, and I wanted to finish my posts on Hawaii before moving on.  It was less than two months ago, so it’s not that out of place.

© LotsaSmiles Photography 2016

We took advantage of the long 4th weekend to knock out a trip we’ve been wanting to do for a while: Vancouver, B.C.  What better way to celebrate an American holiday than to go out of the country? Continue reading