Last week, Mike and my dad took a trip up to beautiful Vancouver, Canada!
They were there for a six day investment conference but got to see lots and eat lots!
Enjoy their pictures!
|quick lunch of seared tuna...|
|and barbeque duck sandwiches!|
|exploring the beautiful Christchurch cathedral!|
|exploring the city!|
the cruise docks...
|gondola up to Grouse Mountain!|
a must see!
|chairlift to the very top|
|water taxi back to the city center|
|marinated octopus with miso paste|
|raw tuna, three ways|
|mixed seafood noodle salad|
|pork belly ramen|
|the view from the hotel room...they had their own gargoyle ;)|
|bridge to Granville Island|
|Granville Public Market!|
|build your own vinaigrette station!|
|i was lusting after that salmon chowder pot pie!|
|sea scallops for $47 a pound?! (canadian, of course)|
|but sockeye for $10?!?|
|and lots of artisan crafts!|
|dinner at the market!|
raw salmon with sesame olive tapenade
|the conference they were attending just happened to be during the famous, international Celebration of Light!|
countries from all over the world compete in a fireworks display!
|one of the cocktail parties at the conference included "sockeye candy".|
why didn't they bring me some home!?!
|their last night there was a friday night...when the chinatown night market comes alive!|
|i need a rotato in my life.|
|tempura seafood stack|
...he did love it, by the way...
they had an amazing trip (mostly it was actually for the investment conference) but we are already planning when the whole fam can visit!