|Brockton Point in Stanley Park, Vancouver, by DG Hudson|
This view of Brockton Point shows Burrard Inlet in the background on a sunny day and is part of the Stanley Park* drive running through this large city park. Many tourists and locals visit here year round. As a scenic spot, it's quite popular for weddings, group shots, etc. Located at the east end of Stanley Park, it was named for Francis Brockton. The Brockton Point Lighthouse is an automated light.
*Stanley Park will be featured in another post.
The BC Hydro Building, located in downtown Vancouver, was photographed from a parkade roof. Standing tall behind the church steeples, it towers over the city and brightens our life with electricity. You can't always see the architecture when too many tall buildings cluster together, but for now, this one is visible. Links follow the post for more information.
|BC Hydro Building, Vancouver, by DG Hudson|
Statue of Harry Jerome, a runner of Olympian quality from the 1960s, against the Canada Place Sails on the left and the Vancouver city skyline. This statue rewards one of our local athletes from the city's past. Harry was born in Saskatchewan, one of the prairie provinces.
|Harry Jerome statue, Vancouver, by DG Hudson|
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen's Chinese Garden, on the edge of Vancouver's Chinatown, is a peaceful, beautiful oriental garden and museum. Gifts of custom chopsticks, and other collectible gifts are displayed, as well as smaller copies of the Dragon head used for the Chinese New Year's festivities. The first garden of it's kind outside of China, the museum also displays information about the history behind its creation.
|Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden, Vancouver, BC, by DG Hudson|
Have you ever been to Vancouver? Do you travel or prefer to explore your own country? What is your favourite city to explore?
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http://www.venturevancouver.com/brockton-point-stanley-park Brockton Point
Vancouver visitor sites
http://vancouverchinesegarden.com/mission-history/ History of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden
http://www.aviewoncities.com/buildings/vancouver/bchydrocentre.htm BC Hydro
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Jerome Harry Jerome