This monastery lies on the way to the Steveston Fisherman Wharf , or, to be more precise, the Market is located behind the Temple, — let’s pay tribute to the sanctuary.
I probably will not sound a cool and tough fella at all if I say that I just love to do cross-country skis. It may look especially silly here in Vancouver, which is famous for its mountain-skiing bases.
Well, and we carry on with a series of stories about winter entertainments/sports in Vancouver. Today I’m writing about down-the-hill tobogganing.
Definitely, you won’t call this one a sport. It’s just an activity, but a good one, and kids seem to really enjoy it. Where can one snow tube in Vancouver? It’s on mountains Cypress and/or Seymour. I don’t know, maybe you can practise it on mountain Grouse, as well, yet I haven’t been there yet. Anyway, what you do is going down the hill on…
No exaggeration — this is one of the most interesting museums in Vancouver area. It is located in the old mine in about 45-minute drive from the city if you head towards Whistler (reminder: the winter Olympics of 2010 will take place in Whistler).
About the Fisherman Warf in Steveston we learned immediately on our arrival to Vancouver – it is a well-known place. However, we were able to get there only after three months.
It’s a good idea to take your kids on a field trip to Vancouver Zoo. It’s within about one hour drive from the city: you must take highway # 1 in the north direction.
I’m not going to go into detail what Halloween is about. I guess almost everyone does know about its origin and tradition. I’ll just mention that it’s a mixture of three different cultural traditions – ancient Celtic (now Ireland), Roman & Christian.
I don’t how long it might’ve taken me to visit the Vancouver Art Gallery if it were not my mom, who came to see our family for the first time in six years since we’d left for North America. The truth is that since my childhood the parents used to take me to all kinds of museums and expositions.
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