Today is my last day in Vancouver. My flight is at 7:45 AM tomorrow morning so I have to leave very early.
When I left the office this afternoon, the BC Lions were having a street party in front of BC Stadium at Beatty & Robson, just outside my hotel. This is probably the last time I’ll see the office at 111 Dunsmuir and stay at this hotel, since the company is moving to a new office on Dunsmuir near Burrard next weekend.
Vancouver is one of my favorite places. I’ve pretty much only seen downtown and the few places I could visit by the Big Bus tour, since I usually don’t have a car when I’m here. I do lots of walking, yet I still gain weight after every trip since there are so many great restaurants. I usually end up eating at Asian restaurants, since there are so many of them around Robson & Granville street where I usually walk most nights. On this trip I ate at two Indian restaurants, Persian, Singaporean, and Asian Fusion restaurants.
Every time I visit Vancouver, I have to make at least one or two trips to Charlie’s Music City and I almost always find something interesting. The other day it was “Barbes” by Rachid Taha. I already have it on my iPhone, along with Gogol Bordello’s new album, which I bought at HMV.