In 1850 False Creek was the home for 20 First Nations bands and the area was the industrial heartland of Vancouver till about 1950. Following Expo 86 False Creek started a transformation and public participation that wanted a liveable high density community. False Creek has industry, marinas, Granville Island shopping area, parks, water taxis, community centres, etc. The north shore of False Creek has become over the last two decades a new neighbourhood of dense housing (100
As the sun was raising over the horizon this morning Mt. Baker became visible at the right side of the container cranes. Not many cities has such view of their port facilities and the cleanup of the water in the Inner Harbour has been very impressive. One can now see the sea bottom at 10+ feet depth.
I have taken many shots when walking across the stone bridge in Devonian Park. Nearly every time I stop and look across towards West Georgia Street and the reflections in the lake. Very seldom is the view the same, because the colors and the vegetation change as well as the reflections and the clouds.
This is not a sun set facing west in Coal Harbour, but a reflection in the clouds of the sun rise in the east. I found the reflections in the water colorful. Although the sun was not out I found the colors in the totem poles spectacular. I have passed the site many times, but never seen such dramatic color schemes. Even the color of the grass was was brighter than normal
Here is another view. Kristian and Wenke we hope that we will be able to have a koffee Svein, this is a shot I took on the way from lunch at Knutehytta. The fact that is was raining made the colors more lively. Great memories from that trip.