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2 1/2 Minutes with the Pileated Woodpecker

Mike Mckinlay , who you might know from his exploits on a skateboard over the years, or from his camerawork in Carts Of Darkness , has been working with Vancouver's Pacific Wildlife Foundation producing some short nature docs as of late, focusing on
Vancouver is the #1 Most Walkable City in Canada

Vancouver is the #1 Most Walkable City in Canada

According to Westjet's inflight magazine, UP , Vancouver has been voted the #1 most walkable city in Canada! Below you'll see what other cities ranked in the top 10.
and now to tonights weather...

and now to tonights weather...

I would imagine that tomorrow morning when the whole city dumps out their bong water at the same time there will be a tsunami. I am hitting the sheets in a gas mask and life vest tonight. Better safe than sorry.
The Turner Street Tunnel....

The Turner Street Tunnel....

They may muck up the city's drainage, cover your cars in sap, but it's hard to really front too hard on the many tree lined streets in Vancouver.

6 ACRE LIVING ROOF?

Here's a cool video piece about what's on top of the new convention centre. Holy crap. The landscape architect who designed it has the same thing on his garage! Thanks to Andy Jukes for the heads up. And Sigur Rós for the soundtrack. Awesome.
VIIA

VIIA

Just had my annual reminder....Vancouver Island is Awesome too!!
VANCOUVER TRAILS

VANCOUVER TRAILS

While scouring the internet for fishing lakes and campsites earlier this week I stumbled across THIS cool site that has info about hiking trails in and around the Lower Mainland.
BLOWIN UP YOUR SPOT: MOUNT SEYMOUR!

BLOWIN UP YOUR SPOT: MOUNT SEYMOUR!

I know this might be a few days too late but the next time you feel like you're melting you might want to find your way up to Mount Seymour Park where it seriously feels like it's 10 degrees cooler than it is in the city on any given day.
BLOWIN' UP YOUR HOLE!  SWIMMIN' IN NORTH VAN..

BLOWIN' UP YOUR HOLE! SWIMMIN' IN NORTH VAN..

I'm giving it to the North Shore when it comes to selection of great places to swim. Today Sue and I decided to take the pooch and beat the heat for at least a minute.
Epic Summer.

Epic Summer.

Like Bob's comment on the last post, I don't know how this summer could get any more epic either! I've had the pleasure of going out on a friend's boat all summer long and last night took the cake.