I am now well through day 2 in Canada. The flight to Vancouver was quite amazing. The guy next to me on the plane and I were so lucky, that there was no third in our row, so we had plenty of room. Turned out he was an Australian on his way to Whistler, after travelling for 3 months in Europe. When taking off from Iceland, we enjoyed a 180 degree sunset. It stayed that way for 3-4 hours, as we flew over Greenland while slowly catching up with the time difference. After a while the sun was so high in the sky, it appeared to be late afternoon, and…
Canada Place is located by the waterfront of downtown Vancouver. Walking out on the wharf provides a great view of downtown Vancouver to the south, Stanley Park to the west, and North Vancouver, the shipyard and the distant mountains across the water to the north. The place itself is lovely and a quiet place with fresh air. While hosting various events from time to time, you might encounter some interesting happenings along with the continuos flow of seaplanes landing and taking off on the water.