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Thursday, February 5, 2009

Skywatch Friday

We had the opportunity this week to go into Vancouver and spend some time at Granville Island. This is a small island under one of the main city bridges that is home to a huge public market, lots of arts and crafts shops, art galleries and live entertainment venues. We enjoyed lunch on the public wharf with the city of Vancouver as a beautiful backdrop. A lot of the shoreline condos are built in such a way as they look like the huge cruise ships that travel up and down the coast. Note the graduated balconies of each of the buildings.
It is somewhat of a joke in this area that the national bird of Vancouver is the Crane. You can see one of these construction cranes just peeping out from behind one of the condo buildings.
The skies this day were slightly cloudy but the day was warm and dry and a beautiful day to be out enjoying the sites of our fair city.
For more skies please click on http://skyley.blogspot.com/ and enjoy some lovely skies around the globe.

8 comments:

Guy D said...

Vancouver is looking good as always. Great shot.

Have a great weekend!
Guy
Regina In Pictures

chrome3d said...

That´s so funny as all the buildings are so similar. Such an unified look.

Ivar Ivrig said...

Wow, wonderful buildings. A great skyline :-)
Have a warm and relaxing weekend

Anne-Berit said...

Impressiv buildings you got there.Beautiful photos!

Babooshka said...

It is so different to my landscape. I do miss a city skyline like this.

imac said...

Wonderful shots showing us a great city.

Photo Cache said...

nice shot. i remember i had the same shots when i visited the city last year.

Sylvia K said...

Great shots of Vancouver! Looking good! Thanks for sharing and have a great weekend!