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Oct. 16th, 2003

Weatherpersons are saying that it's supposed to rain straight through until Sunday here in Vancouver.
Living in a Pacific North West Rain Forest is definitely not for the dry at heart.
There are old growth trees in Stanley Park that are hundreds of years old. No matter when I've been through Stanley Park - in the trees and not just around the seawall, the air is always humid and thick, and smells wonderful. There's moss dripping off gnarled limbs and blankets of ivy cover the forest floor. It's like stepping into another world in there. Surprised I haven't come across and elf or hobbit on my journeys. There is a hollowed out tree stump in the Park that is big enough to park a mini or a volkswagen beetle in.
And our resevoirs are getting plenty full which is a good thing.
Then there's the enchantment of Pacific Spirit Park on the UBC endowment lands. Forest at the ocean's edge. Heaven on earth.

I have a question ... totally unrelated to that bit of babbling ...

If I were to come visit any of you in your city, town, rural area, what popular 'tourist attractions' or 'well kept secrets of the locals' would you take me to?
Describe some of them to me.
Maybe include links to tourist sites.
Show me yours, I'll show you mine :o)

Comments

chootoy
Oct. 16th, 2003 02:22 pm (UTC)
I come and visit, I'll never leave
Sweetie! This sounds like a great itinerary!!!
I'll have to stay for weeks. Weeks I tell you!
You used a few magic words here:

beach And the name of it sounds devine!
pizza & beerWHILE watching a flick!? Sign me up baby!
Crush I've heard so much about this place. Wait that was from you! :o)
pretty boys dancing with the pretty boys Are cameras allowed?
zoo, forest centre, memorial, 200+miles of trails I wanna move there!!!

And you do know that you are invited anytime, right?
::clears overwhelmed lump in throat::
You're such a beautiful person.
::hugs::

hammerhead22
Oct. 16th, 2003 10:11 pm (UTC)
Re: I come and visit, I'll never leave
Just give me a weeks notice and I'll have the FUton in the slash room all fluffed and ready to go:)

::hugs::
chootoy
Oct. 18th, 2003 02:05 pm (UTC)
Re: I come and visit, I'll never leave
FUton in the slash room

Hmmmm. Maybe I'll never leave the house. :o)



happy partying darlin'
::tosses cocktaili weiners::
or have I foolishly missed the big event?
hammerhead22
Oct. 18th, 2003 03:16 pm (UTC)
Re: I come and visit, I'll never leave
Well, the party started yesterday afternoon and gets over tomorrow:)

PARTAY!