S: The MacAskill Girls go to Vancouver, BC - August 2011
BC: Designed by Gracie and Momo - 2011
FC: The MacAskill Girls go to Vancouver, BC August 2011
1: Toronto to Vancouver | First time seeing mountains!
2: Holiday Inn, City of Vancouver August 6-9 | "Mom, I can't find the brake." ~ Mia
4: Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden August 6
7: Water art for the serious Chinese calligraphers | Mia gets attacked by ancient Chinese dragon!
8: Dinner at Zefferelli's Restaurant
9: Granville Island August 7 | Breakfast on the dock at the Public Market. Yum!
11: Grace's fantastical market photography.
12: Lunch at the Public Market is even better. Double yum!
14: Destined for Hogwarts -- these can fly! | Momo found bead heaven.
15: Pure awsomeness! Mia was afraid, yet strangely fascinated.
16: Great Chinese food for dinner at Chongqing on Robson St.
17: Vancouver Aquarium August 8
18: Pacific white sided dolphins | Dolphin show. Birds of prey show. Beluga whale show.
19: Beluga whales | Vulture; Harris hawk; Bald eagle
20: Unbeknown to Mia, a giant stingray rose from the depths as the crowd recoiled in horror. Confused, she turned to see a wall of white rubbery flesh.
22: Way fun... one rubbing his eyes for 10 minutes and the other as a floatation device.
23: Fancy dinner at The Fish House | The end of a long day at the Aquarium requires a good Octopus hat | Hug a tree
24: Whislter, BC August 9 | How do they make the water that colour?
25: Driving to Whistler on an overcast day. Our first time seeing mountains up close.
26: Exploring Whistler Village
27: You can buy this prehistoric cave bear!
30: One word...Awesome!
31: They're everywhere... no really, we mean everywhere. Vancouver is Starbuck's country! | Leaving Vancouver Driving to Blind Bay August 10
32: Driving through the mountains, from the valleys to the peaks, was beautiful and amazing.
33: Now we know where to go if we ever lose hope.
34: Blind Bay, British Columbia August 11-13 | View from Jeff and Patricia's home. Gorgeous view, gorgeous home! | George the Orca waiting to be repainted like a BC totem pole.
35: Mia hiding | Breakfast every morning right here | Mia cooking risotto... no, really!
37: It was great for Patrica and Jeff to get to know Grace and Miranda.
38: Mia fights to keep all her pretty sparkley rocks. | An afternoon at the beach!
39: During the drive, Gracie became alarmed about some of the signs?!? | Driving back to Vancouver August 13
43: Leaving Vancouver August 14 | Going home... waiting for our flight to Toronto | We had a fantastic trip! We love you British Columbia!