Vancouver's Deltaport transload facility is a 160-acre man-made island, where cargo containers are exchanged between ship, road, and rail. Coal arrives by train for transfer to ships as well. There is also a large ferry terminal just 1.5 miles to the east.
Fisher Island, home of the rich and famous. For example Boris Becker, Paul Newman, Demi Moore, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jack Nicholson and others have appartments or villas here. FI can only be arrived with ferry, yacht or Helicopter.
A Large collection of links, overlays and information for the lucky travelers coming to Vancouver for the Olympics or any other time. Vancouver was recently rated the 3rd best city in the world to live in.
This is a truly beautiful place, to see all that is outlined here could take forever but OH would it be worth it. We are truly blessed in this city.
Nanaimo (2001 pop. 73,000) is the second largest city on Vancouver Island in BC, British Columbia, Canada. It has been dubbed the "Bathtub Racing Capital of the World". It is about 55 km west of Vancouver, separated by the Strait of Georgia, but directly linked to Vancouver via BC Ferries. It is the seat of the Nanaimo Regional District.
The Vancouver Aquarium, Canada's first public aquarium, opened its doors on June 15, 1956. The Association operated the Aquarium as a self-supporting, non-profit organization receiving no government operational funding.
Through visionary, responsible growth programs, the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre has become the largest aquarium in Canada and one of the five largest in Nor...