|Ryan walks along the shoreline at Stanley Park. The Canadian Geese have arrived and claimed the beach in this section of this urban wilderness. A seawall skirts the entire park for 5.5 miles taking in spectacular views all along the way.|
|A carved dragon overlooks the inlet at the park.|
|A bald eagle takes flight at the Vancouver Aquarium, a way to show that the once nearly deceased birds due to pesticides are at last making a comeback. This bird was a rescue and will remain at the aquarium for the rest of its life.|
|Spotting a pod of orcas off the coast in the Georgia Straight., we watched them|
breach, slap their flukes and fins, and show off their calves. Calves breached playfully many times o as we watched from a Vancouver whale watch boat.