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  • Getting ready for her first fight
    Getting ready for her first fight
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  • Alex cheering for her teamates
    Alex cheering for her teamates
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  • Alex at the Richmond Olympic Oval
    Alex at the Richmond Olympic Oval
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  • 1. architecture

    We walked down to West Pember Street near Coal Harbour for a good view of the harbour and marina. In the little park overlooking the seawalk there is a large piece of metal artwork "The Upside Down...

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  • 2. Gastown

    Before a former riverboat captain named John Deighton came to town in 1867, Canadian mill workers had to hike ten miles through bear-infested forests to New Westminster if they wanted a drink....

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  • 3. Stanley Park

    I was very disappointed that we ran out of time to take the Horse Drawn tour of Stanley park. The cost of this tour was included in our Vancouver card, which we had purchased for sightseeing in...

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  • 4. Downtown Vancouver

    Need a rest from museums and sundry sightseeing? Then pop down to Robson Square on Sunday Afternoon at 3pm for the Salsa classes, beginners from 3pm and Latin Dance from 5 pm. We came across it by...

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  • 5. Whistler & Blackcomb

    Blackcomb/Whistler are usually packed with people and very expensive. Instead, drive to Mount Baker in Washington, USA in just 1-1/2hrs to avoid crowds and high fees. You can get a cabin @ Mt. Baker...

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  • 6. Yaletown

    "There must be some rich people living here." With all the yachts and glass towers, that's my first impression of Yaletown when I arrived by Aquabus (see photo). Once I walked around, amazingly I...

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  • 7. English Bay

    there are better beaches, and FAR better places to swim, but english bay is a great neighbourhood on the downtown penisula that is full of people, close to cafes and restaurants, and just a wonderful...

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  • 8. Vancouver Aquarium

    The sea-otters in Vancouver Aquarium were the stars of the show the day I visted that place. It's hard to believe that these little critters were nearly slaughtered to the point of oblivion for their...

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  • 9. Grouse Mountain

    The main attraction on the Grouse Mountain, aside from the views, are the two Grizzly bears. They are very friendly, and it appears that they have been trained to stand up for cameras. If you come...

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  • 10. Kitsilano

    Kitsilano is Vancouver's cool and trendy beach-side community. Kitsilano is called "Kits" by the locals, and it's the neighbourhood where Vancouver's young people dream of moving to, where many...

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  • 11. The Sea Wall

    The seawall plays a major role in the authentic Vancouver experience. And it's fair to say that you haven't experienced Vancouver until you've strolled (or jogged, or cycled, or skateboarded, or...

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  • 12. Capilano Suspension Bridge

    One of the oldest tourist attractions in the Vancouver area is the Capilano Suspension bridge. The bridge, with aid from the other bridge walkers, sways back and forth across a canyon . Once you have...

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  • 13. Vancouver cuisine

    The food!!! If you're like me, from a landlocked location, then definitely try the seafood, in particular the sushi! But for anyone, you must try out the Asian cuisine. There are lots of choices,...

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  • 14. University of British Columbia

    When I first went to the University of British Columbia, the only place I could attend college in Vancouver was their main campus over by Pacific Spirit Park / Wreck Beach / Spanish Banks just west of...

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  • 15. totem poles

    Almost a automatic tourist photo. The Totem poles of Stanley Park are a major attraction set in beautiful Stanley Park. On a sunny summer day, you will have to fight for you space to get a clear photo...

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  • 16. GM Place

    In this town if you ever go you should take a tour of the Gm Place. The tours for this arena are so cheap you wouldnt belive it. This city has so much tourism in it you wouldnt belive. There is also a...

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  • 17. wildlife

    What a fantastic city! If you can manage to see as much of Vancouver away from the bustling city centre, then I'm sure you'll have a truly astonishing time. Some of the natural beauties on offer are...

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  • 18. Gay Pride Parade

    The gay pride weekend always coincides with the BC day weekend (first weekend of August). The highlight of this weekend is the parade on Sunday. Tens of thousands of people line the streets from...

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  • 19. False Creek

    One of the nicest memories is our few hours at Granville Market, not the market itself which is a nice attraction but sitting on the wharf and having lunch whilst taking in the spectacular view...

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  • 20. Chinatown

    The Chinatown Memorial Square located on the 100 block of Keefer Street is marked by a special monument commemorating historic achievements of Chinese Canadians. The shape of the monument is like the...

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  • 21. Mount Seymour

    Forget about spending money to get to the top of Grouse Mountain. Grouse is sponsored by Tourism Vancouver, so while very nice, it's also very crowded with tourists. If you want to do something more...

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  • 22. Vancouver Island

    Actually Victoria is on Vancouver Island, about a two and a half-hour ferry and bus ride to Vancouver city. I spent two days in Victoria, and actually wished I could have stayed longer. I took an...

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  • 23. weather

    Yes that is a plam tree growing in Canada! Vancouver has a very mild climate compared to most of Canada, the winters are mild and wet (lots of rain, but it rarely snows).I saw snow in the city maybe 5...

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  • 24. gardens

    Vancouver in the spring is a breathe of fresh air. The city goes out of it's way to beautify the center of town. Little gardens line the walk-ways through the business sections and harbor areas of...

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  • 25. Queen Elizabeth Park

    Queen Elizabeth park is a huge green space in the city. It is located at approximately Cambie and 30th ave. However the park streches for a couple blocks. Inside the park is a botanical garden,...

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