August 20, 2011

Vancouver Big Bus Tour, Canada Place

I picked up half-price tickets for the Big Bus hop-on, hop-off, tour bus in Vancouver on Groupon, and today Yumi and I played tourists in our home city - well, next-door city, in that, you know, suburb of Burnaby : - ). It was great fun to just sit back in the "topless" bus in the glorious sunshine.

Here are a few photos taken from the bus, and from a wander about the Canada Place cruise ship terminal.

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A flattering shot with wide-angle distortion :- )

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Some flying lions

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Canada Place sails reflected in the new convention centre

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Paul and Yumi reflected in Canada Place

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The Zuiderdam leaves the harbour. We thought she looked big.

Until we walked around to the other side of the pier and gaped in wonder
at the Diamond Princess.

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The bow area

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Midships

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Looking toward the stern

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The, er, starship, feature

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Off into the gulf, and the Pacific

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Posted by Paul at August 20, 2011 10:06 PM