Wednesday, 9 December 2009

Walk along the West Vancouver Seawall

This is a favourite walk with beach, parks and two little art galleries that always have interesting shows. You can see the freighters in the distance, waiting for space in the docks. As we walked down to the beach, a 'flotilla' of ducks was fishing in the sea. Just in case you don't see a blue heron, there is a sculpture on the beach.
At Dundarave, there is a display of Christmas trees, each one sponsored for charity. This decoration was on a preschool tree - a simple but effective decoration made from a drink lid, glued on bits and sparkle. This is a granite globe that floats and turns on a cushion of water. And ... yes that is me taking the photo.Looking east towards the West Vancouver high rise buildings - all within the last 20 years. Prior to that little cottages were set back from the beaches.
It was cold, hat & gloves season ... even the sun was cool white not yellow. A wonderful spot to sit and relax! You see many birds at the seashore, but not usually pigeons ... unless they are at the grain elevators.The sunset was glorious and warmed up the scene!We had a wonderful dinner at a restauant overlooking the seawall and returned to see the trees lit at night.The lights on the horizon are Vancouver city.The seawall goes for several miles and looks across to Stanley Park and Point Grey in Vancouver.

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