Yesterday I spent a day sightseeing in Vancouver.
Apart from driving through the edges of town a few times I had never been to this city before so this was very much a first-time visit.
After boarding the morning ferry from Nanaimo I took some shots of the Pacific Biological Station as I sailed past. Say hello to Marije, who works there:
The next shot is from a little further out to sea:
When I arrived in Vancouver I met up with my friend Jeannine from Newfoundland, who is in town for the week, and we decided to go see some sights together.
First up was a walk in Stanley Park, a large green space right next to the city, it offers many walking opportunities and great views all around.
There were beaches too:
After seeing the park we took the bus into town and walked around for a while:
At Canada Place, I saw otters, seals, and a familiar cruise ship:
At the end of the day I was pretty much exhausted, so we said our goodbyes and I took the bus back to the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal.
As I sailed away from the mainland I took some parting pictures in the warm glow of the evening sun: