Our friends, Steve and Cari moved to Vancouver mid 2015, so when they suggested we come for Christmas I was super keen to head over to the west coast.
I had been to Vancouver previously in 2003, for a whole 3 days as part of a stopover from New Zealand to London as part of my big OE (kiwi right of passage the Overseas Experience).
I don’t remember too much about Vancouver at the time, it was my first trip outside of NZ without my family and with the prospect of being away for a couple of years (which is now sitting at year 13), everything was a bit of a blur.
I do remember walking around Stanley Park, visiting the aquarium and Granville Island.
Steve and Cari’s place is right on the water on False Creek so we had really great access to the Aquabus and the brewery across on Granville Island. We also managed to walk at least 5km everyday we were there so I will have some more images to share over a couple of posts.
In the meantime, here are a couple of images from Christmas Day, which was pretty laid back, lots of food, lots of drink and some fun games. Taken with my Sony A7II and Canon FD 50mm 1.4 legacy lens.
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