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LETTER OF THE WEEK: EXPO 86!

LETTER OF THE WEEK: EXPO 86!

"Vancouver IS awesome, I lived there for 7 years. So I was making this ultra cheese slide show for a friend when I came across your scavenger hunt. I performed at expo86 as a representative of the Peace River Region of BC, where I lived at the time.
VANCOUVER IS NOT AWESOME BECAUSE THE OLYMPICS ARE COMING HERE,THE OLYMPICS ARE COMING HERE BECAUSE VANCOUVER IS AWESOME!!!

VANCOUVER IS NOT AWESOME BECAUSE THE OLYMPICS ARE COMING HERE,THE OLYMPICS ARE COMING HERE BECAUSE VANCOUVER IS AWESOME!!!

Though we're not involved with or tied to VANOC or any 2010 Olympic organizers or monies in any capacity whatsoever, we have always been pro-2010-Olympiad here at V.I.A.
ANOTHER EXPO 86 SCAVENGER HUNT ENTRY

ANOTHER EXPO 86 SCAVENGER HUNT ENTRY

In case you missed it I put out THIS CALL for Expo 86 artifacts not long ago and have since gotten a couple responses. Gary Warren Hubbs just sent in this one...
EXPO 86 SCAVENGER HUNT – FIRST ENTRY!

EXPO 86 SCAVENGER HUNT – FIRST ENTRY!

"Hey... Does this count? We found it at an antique store in gastown. Sincerely, Luke and Elly" For sure that counts! Thanks for sending in response to THIS scavenger hunt I posted... anybody else got souvenirs?
EXPO 86 SCAVENGER HUNT: UPDATE

EXPO 86 SCAVENGER HUNT: UPDATE

I put out THIS CALL last week for Expo 86 artifact photos and soon after I got an e-mail from Skye Nott who is actually working on a photo documentary of all of these artifacts.
EXPO 86 SCAVENGER HUNT!

EXPO 86 SCAVENGER HUNT!

About a year and a half ago, when this site was in it's infancy and about 10 people checked it out each week, SR put out a call for an EXPO 86 scavenger hunt.
CANADA LINE SKYTRAIN OPENS AUGUST 17th

CANADA LINE SKYTRAIN OPENS AUGUST 17th

It's official : less than two weeks until you'll be taking the Skytrain to the airport or other Richmondly and South Vancouver locations. Like Oakridge theatre ! Or even just Yaletown to Cambie. Awesome.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games 2010

Am I out of touch because I didn't know that Super Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog already teamed up for a video game for Beijing 2008? Whatevs! I'm just stoked they're coming together for THIS 2010 game. Woah...

CANADA LINE SKYTRAIN TOUR!

I showed you THESE photos of my tour of the new Canada Line Skytrain last week, below is a time lapse video of the entire trip from Waterfront Station to YVR! It's sped up 900%, the ride actually takes about 27 minutes.
OLYMPIC VILLAGE, THE LONE CRANE

OLYMPIC VILLAGE, THE LONE CRANE

Remember a few months back when there were more than 10 of those huge cranes helping with the construction of the Olympic Village? Here's a Flickr link with a ton of different photos in case you don't.