Other Vancouver pics - Aug 2011

We met Madeline (from Mexico) in Whistler and enjoyed some revelry together.  Natalie is hopeful of holidaying in Mexico with a fellow student après submitting her thesis in March, whereupon, Natalie plans to meet-up with Madeline

We dined with Natalie's Dutch friend, Marleen, one night.  Alas, unsure in Natalie's 'phone camera has a flash

Downtown Vancouver

The 3rd blue flag in the above pic in the centre of UBC campus has some significance to an occasional HoBo.

Another pic from UBC Campus

Above 'n below pics of the marvellous 150 yards long and mega wide, Kitsilano Pool, Vancouver - the largest outdoor swimming pool in the world.  Phil completed 20 lengths (2.74km) twice in the unimpressive times of 72 min and 71 min, but plans to break 70 min in Aug 2013

A pic taken from the bus returning from Squamish - the 65 miles between Vancouver and Squamish offers breathtaking panoramas of the mountains and the sea

A plant in bloom sent by Natalie's mum, apres her knee surgery