Images of Vancouver itself pale in comparison to the endless amount of natural beauty around it. It goes without saying that this city is famous for its mountains, beaches, bike trails and condos. All of this trumps the fact that we are, in fact, a port city and that the nautical is an intrinsic part of the city’s makeup.
As a logging city, much of False Creek looked the way that the Fraser river does now, dotted with lumber waiting to be picked up and used. All of that has changed, and the waters are adorned differently.
These images show how humankind has learned to cruise the waters that surround Metro Vancouver.