Closing the Olympics

Well we have come to the end (Awwww). The city was bustling with visitors and the celebrations flourished. Every night you could hear the fireworks pretty much anywhere you went in Vancouver. People’s spirits were high and everyone seemed to have a good time. The skytrains were really busy and buses packed. Can’t get over the friendliness that people had to share. It was great. I will definitely miss the atmosphere that was generated in our city. Continue reading “Closing the Olympics”

The Treks

Setting out on our quest today was inspiring. Late breakfast and onto our goal. Tackling the Olympic fever. Lots of people and closed streets. Never thought I would see the day when streets that normally would be filled with traffic were instead filled with people. Wow. Everyone filled with excitement and on their own quests for the day. Got some cool pictures and talked to some proud Canadians and Visitors.
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Opening Ceremonies

Watching the opening ceremonies was very emotional and very well done. I couldn’t believe all the people there, rich in culture and pumped with enthusiasm. Proud to be Canadian and excited Vancouverites. I was a bit concerned before the games, about how it was going to impact our city. Yes there are a lot of people, but that is the point. That will help our city. Speaking of which, way to go City of Vancouver nice job.
Watching key Canadians take part in the opening ceremonies, one word, C o o l. Gretzky carrying and lighting the cauldron, Priceless. Way to go Canada.
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Welcoming The World

One more day to go and the excitement is building. Our city is changing, all is good donkey !!!
Welcome to Vancouver, Welcome to Canada,
Let the Games begin…. check back for photos and events I have checked out.