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Trip of a Lifetime

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BC: DEPARTED | Canada | 25 June 2012

FC: Vancouver | Vancouver | ARRIVED 26 May 2012 | Vancouver ranks third in the world as the best city to live in – for quality of life | A YEAR WITHOUT FEAR

1: Vancouver | Toques Off To Canada!

2: Granville Island provides amenities such as a large public market, an extensive marina, a boutique hotel, the Emily Carr University of Art and Design (named in honour of the artist), Arts Umbrella, False Creek Community Centre, various performing arts theatres including the Arts Club Theatre Company and Carousel Theatre, fine arts galleries, and variety of shopping areas. There are two zones remaining from the Island's industrial heyday: a machine shop and concrete plant.

4: Bier Craft Vancouver's Original Beer Bistro. Featuring over 100 Belgian and craft beers in the bottle and on tap. Dim Sum Dim sum refers to a style of Chinese food prepared as small bite-sized or individual portions of food traditionally served in small steamer baskets or on small plates. | Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends Shirley MacLaine

5: The largest Whitecaps supporters group is known as the Southsiders. The group began in 1999 when fans of the Vancouver 86ers began congregating in the pitch-level beer garden behind the goal at the south end of Swangard Stadium. Now Southsider supporters are primarily located on the eastern-half of the southern stands of Empire Field in B.C. Place.

6: The UBC Vancouver campus is located at Point Grey, a twenty-minute drive from downtown Vancouver. It is near several beaches and has views of the North Shore mountains. The Nitobe Memorial Garden was built to honour Japanese scholar Inazo Nitobe. The Museum of Anthropology features a large collection of Northwest Coast First Nations art as well as large collections from the South Pacific, Africa, and Asia.

7: ... I have seen that in any great undertaking it is not enough for a man to depend simply upon himself Lone Man (Isna-la-wica) Teton Sioux

9: Lynn Canyon Park is a municipal park in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia. When the park officially opened in 1912 it was only 12 acres (4.9 ha) in size, but it now encompasses 617 acres (250 ha). The Baden-Powell Trail passes through the park crossing over the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge. | Lynn Canyon | Every individual is an expression of the whole realm of nature, a unique action of the total universe. ALAN WATTS

10: Lindeman Lake | is a lake on the Chilkoot Trail in far northwestern British Columbia, Canada. It was a key components of the Chilkoot Trail during the Klondike Gold Rush.

12: Stanley Park | It is more than 10% larger than New York City's Central Park and almost half the size of London's Richmond Park.

13: Castle Fun Park | “I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny - Dr. Seuss

14: Junk Food Extravaganza | WHite Spot | And the Winner is ...

16: Whistler | Resort | Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness. – Bertrand Russell

18: WHISTLER BUNGEE Set between gorgeous old growth forest and rugged basalt column cliffs, Whistler Bungee offers breathtaking scenery, as well as heart-pounding thrills. Whistler Bungee is British Columbia's highest year-round bungee jumping venue, featuring a 53-metre (160-foot) drop over the glacial-fed Cheakamus River. | Whistler 19 June 2012

20: Grouse Mountain is one of the North Shore Mountains of the Pacific Ranges in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Exceeding 1,200 m (4,000 feet) in altitude at its peak, is the site of an alpine ski area in the winter season overlooking Greater Vancouver with four chairlifts facilitating 26 runs. In the summer, the mountain features lumberjack shows and a 2.9 km (1.8 mi.) hiking trail known as the Grouse Grind.

23: China Town is one of the largest historic Chinatowns in North America. The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is the first full-size Chinese or "scholars" garden built outside of China. The 'China Gate' on Pender Street was donated to the City of Vancouver by the Government of the People's Republic of China following the Expo 86 world's fair, where it was on display. | A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. - Confucius

25: Cultus Lake covers an area of 656 hectares, evenly on either side of the lake. At one time the Lake had a sawmill and booming ground until it became a provincial park in the 1950s.

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