Save It For A Rainy Day

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As some of you have probably noticed by now, I’ve been frequently visiting Vancouver over the past of couple years. I guess you could say that it’s becoming a third home for me.

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Even though the scenery is really nothing new, I still walk around town armed with my trusty camera. That being said, this post is going to be fairly random as I share some of the things I saw this time around.

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Some pretty cool Munny looking figures over at Cube Inc.

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Sadly I didn’t have any change on me, but it was still so tempting to just press that button…

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Why yes, that is a huge metal Hello Kitty robot that is being piloted by another smaller Hello Kitty.

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Daiso always has the cutest most random things!

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A pretty crazy looking Chinese Zodiac display at some random jewelry store in Aberdeen Centre.

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Speaking of Chinese New Years…

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…it was extremely packed at the Richmond Buddhist Temple!

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Well that is straight to the point.

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We stopped by Steveston Harbour to set some sharks and manta rays free like we did last year but sadly there weren’t any for sale at the time.

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We did at least got an unexpected visit from a lovely pair of swans!

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Unfortunately they didn’t hang around for too long.

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As always on any Vancouver trip, we had to make a stop at Granville Island.

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There’s always neat and interesting things you’ll find here even just aimlessly walking around, such as this assortment of wooden figurines…

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…to someone even making a ukulele from hand. Awesome!

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It was raining out when we got there so we tried to stay indoors as much as possible.

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Even then, walking around the island in the rain offers its own special atmosphere!

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We took refuge inside Emily Carr for a short while since it was raining outside.

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The students here always seem to find their various ways to have fun on campus throughout the year.

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Oh how I just love this place!

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That’s all for now, but be on the lookout for a couple more posts on the way about two of my favourite things from Vancouver: cars, and food!

-brandon.

Click HERE to view the full photo set on Flickr.

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