Its official name is “First Narrows Bridge”, but the name most of the people referring to this bridge is “Lions Gate Bridge”. The Lions, however, are a pair of mountain peaks north of Vancouver. The bridge was opened in 1938 and has a length of 1.823 metres. Another interesting thing is […]
We already had a look at Downtown Vancouver. However, there is much more to explore. So let’s find out what’s happening on Granville Island. One can find great art besides delicious food there. The combination of this on a peninsula in front of a great city makes it a place one should absolutely visit […]
Vancouver has the biggest harbour in Canada, however, that’s not the reason for one to go there. The diversity of its inhabitants and therefore its multiculturality makes it a place to visit and live. More than 50 percent of its over 600.000 inhabitants have a first language other than English. So […]
Garibaldi Provincial Park is definitely a place one can’t skip whilst in Canada. One reason, therefore, is a hike called Panorama Ridge Trail. The views are amazing on this hike. One can see Garibaldi Lake, Black Dust and Helm Lake Area.
Esquimalt Lagoon is a saltwater lagoon and can be found next to Colwood, British Columbia. Because of its unique geological history, it is an area rich in wildlife. Furthermore, it is located next to Fisgard Lighthouse, which adds the final touch to its setting.
Hiking down wooden bridges to a cove is a really great experience. However, it is even better if one does that in a rainforest. Trees covered with moss as far as one can make it a really special experience. And believe it or not – one can do so in Canada.
There is not much to say about Schooner Cove, but there is enough to see. One can only access it by walking there. Therefore it is less crowded and even more stunning. Especially early in the morning when the sun is struggling with the fog for the cove.
Amphitrite Point Lighthouse was founded first in 1906. The reason was the sinking of the Pass of Melfort. 9 years later the primary building was replaced through the current one, which can better withstand hurricane-force storms.
Cowichan Bay is located near Duncan on Vancouver Island. Because of its wealth of salmon and shellfish, it was already home to First Nation people. Nowadays it is a small and cosy fishing-village with cute little houses and lovely decorated houseboats.