The morning after - the car park empty again after the revellers had left.
Today we would visit Grouse Mountain, in the north of Vancouver, which meant a drive through the city. Along West Georgia Street we passed various galleries and this piece caught our eye.
Through Stanley Park on Highway 99, then over Lion's Gate Bridge
And so to Grouse Mountain (or at least, to the foot of the mountain!)
There were wolves - not on the loose though!
Aid decided to hike up Grouse Grind while the other took the cable car...
...and the cable car won.
Rosie and Laurie at the top
Meanwhile Aid struggled on...
Others took the view...
... but he eventually made it!
The GPS showed the climb - but the batteries were suffering from low charge!
Rosie and Laurie found a friend
Lots of wood - and lots of carving at the top.
At the lumberjack show - doesn't look too difficult...
...until you see where he is.
Cross cut sawing
Chain saw carving
This is grizzly bear country...
Are you looking at me?
And birds of prey
The view north
B on the ski lift down...
The view ahead
Looking over the city (it was rather hazy)
The girls on the way back up
B found a little birdie
Up towards the summit
View over downtown
We went down on the blue lift
Team photo at the bottom
Back into Vancouver, lots of traffic, this guy was trying to get to the music festival sponsored by last.fm
We took the road around the west of Staley Park, with views like this.
The crowds were gathering for the firework festival - this is the launch barge - so busy we decided to give it a miss
Back through the city to Gastown and Chinatown, just viewed from the car
Then out to Steveston again, but you couldn't see much of the Buddhist temple.
So to Boston Pizza for dinner - B was tired.
But we were happy
Back towards the hotel we passed the lantern festival
And went down to the Fraser River (yards from the hotel) and saw the lights.
And so to bed...