Vancouver

Vancouver is situated in British Columbia in Canada's sothwestern corner. Vancouver has a little more than 500 000 inhabitants and is Canada's third largest town and the most important harbour. Vancouver is surrounded by water on three sides and on the fourth side it is close to the mountains.

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The traffic in Vancouver's harbour is lively.

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The Aquabus makes it easy to go through the harbour.

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There is a large archipelago outside Vancouver and hydroplanes
are very important for the traffic to and in the archipelago.

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The trees flower in central Vancouver in the beginning of April.

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Going by car about 15 minutes from central Vancouver centrum takes us up to the Cypress Provincial Park, which is a skiing area. You could still ski here in the beginning of April

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Capilano Supension Bridge is one of the things worth seeing in Vancouver. It is almost 140 meters across and 70 meters above the Capilano River.

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An other thing worth seeing in central Vancouver is the Gastown Steam Clock

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The Squamish people and the Musqueam people belong to the aboriginal people in British Columbia. In Stanley Park there are eight totem poles reminding of them.

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The totem poles make a very imposing handicraft

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In Stanley Park you can also find the Vancouver aquarium. You can see shows with belugas.

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There are also shows with killer whales.