A photo tour through New Westminster, BC - Royal City - 49°12′25″N 122°54′40″W

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Friday, September 28, 2012

Red

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In honour of River Fest this weekend, here's the Fraser River from the Queensborough Bridge.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Monday, September 24, 2012

Play

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Was heartened to look over and see that someone (hopefully kids) had been building some sort of treehouse.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Trashed

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Today was the New Westminster edition of the Shoreline Cleanup. This is just a small portion of what over 70 volunteers managed to gather from the edges of Annacis Channel in Queensborough. Not pictured are the car tire rims, oven and microwave!

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Friday, September 21, 2012

Helmcken

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Helmcken House, situated on the grounds of the Royal BC Museum. Well, part of the house anyways.


Thursday, September 20, 2012

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Awl

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First Nations bone awls and harpoon heads, dating ~2000ya. I forget for what the other pieces were used.


Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Woolly

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A woolly mammoth greets visitors at entrance to the climate change display.

Monday, September 17, 2012

RBCM

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The Fannin Tower at the Royal BC Museum. This is the collections and research part of the museum.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Artist

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New-to-me sculpture of Emily Carr, a local Victoria artist who did most of her paintings on the BC coast in the early 20th century. Check out her work.


Saturday, September 15, 2012

Monday, September 10, 2012

Cob

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A cob house built a few years ago by volunteers. It serves as an organic popcorn stand.

Friday, September 7, 2012

Eagle

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Klahowya Village. Eagle made from what looked like shingle shaped pieces of cedar. Huge.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Soar

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Hannah and Helen, Pacific White-Sided Dolphins, performing at Vancouver Aquarium. Both were rescued from fishing nets (they were entangled) and deemed unreleasable back into the wild.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Unreal

2 September

One of two abandoned donkey engines (a steam powered winch) on the West Coast Trail. There is one at either end, each about 5km in.

From Wikipedia: "If a donkey was to be moved, one of its cables was attached to a tree, stump or other strong anchor, and the machine would drag itself overland to the next yarding location." For the life of me I cannot fathom how this happened considering the terrain!