Images of Vancouver itself pale in comparison to the endless amount of natural beauty around it.
Vibrant blooms are pushing up through the soil, and a slow but steady rise in temperature signals a season of renewal and rebirth.
This wasn’t my first visit and it won’t be the last, but this is the first time I actually tried to explore this country and approach it with foreign eyes.
The winter market near Nat Bailey Stadium, running until April 27, is a great place to meet your neighbours, have a coffee and buy locally made food and goods.
The Burnaby Edmonds area is home to a number of independent businesses and is rife with culture, variety and delicious food.
Granville Island isn’t an island. It’s a peninsula. But this minor detail is of little interest to those who live, work and play there.
India, India, incredible India.
Gastown is Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhood. It is home to many bars, businesses, shops and restaurants. The diversity of the neighbourhood has contributed to it becoming a tourist’s delight as they search for souvenirs, art, and snap a quick picture.
Photographer Jan Hilario is somewhere in South East Asia. Before heading over the Pacific ocean, Hilario wrapped up her time in the Americas by hitting the beaches and streets of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
These pictures are meant to highlight polar opposite aspects of Brazil that make up one of the most diverse countries in the world.
International village is where east meets west – literally and metaphorically. Located at 88 West Pender Street, it sits at the centre of the city; dividing the downtown core and East Vancouver. Metaphorically it has combined the flavours of Asia with Chinese and Japanese stores, and Western culture represented by a movie theatre, fast food restaurants and big name coffee shops. Ana Chi takes a look at what a rainy day at International Village looks like.
In its September 11 issue, The Source Newspaper published a photo mosaic of Jan Hilario’s travels through South and Central America. Here is a visual update with a food theme.
From Peru, Jan Hilario sent the Source Newspaper a visual update of her travels. Hilario left Vancouver on April 2. She doesn’t plan to return until hitting the majority of our globe and has seven months left on this self-imposed one-year-tour.
Carnaval del Sol – a celebration of Latin American art and culture – took over the streets of Vancouver on June 30, 2012.