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

Japan – Day 6: Ueno & Shibuya

Day 6 was much quieter, dedicated to parks and crossings.  It was a relief to take it easy for a day.

Aaron decided to mix the morning meal up by getting the “western-style breakfast.”  For reference, according to the Japanese, this is what an American breakfast looks like.  I think they give us too much credit. With Shibuya on the agenda, I was sure to grab my tripod, and we headed out. Continue reading