About the autumn colors in Vancouver I wrote already HERE, when I was discovering them for the first time at the beginning of our new life in Canada.
We lived at east, in what can be defined a suburban neighborhood but still within the city of Vancouver: east of the downtown skyscrapers, east of the street of the homeless and of the industrial area, east of Commercial Drive and Nanaimo Street, down along Hastings Street close to Burnaby.
In this quiet neighborhood of small houses and back gardens at East Van, I lived my first Canadian fall (and I’ll always remember it with the nostalgia of the first times that makes you smile).
The second year in Canada sees us living in the West End, overlooking downtown, at the center of the city that seems never going to sleep and that it lights all up at night, so different from the darkness I got used to in the residential neighborhood.
But nature is the companion of this city, and living in downtown does not mean abandoning it. Here, too, I could see the fall, especially thanks to the proximity to Stanley Park.
From the end of September and throughout October, the trees got colorful, brightly, and eventually November brought the cold and the winter is now attached to each branch.
Even with shorter time available, I can not stop taking pictures and sharing these moments with others.
And, finally, I realized a project I had in mind for a while: I shot a video of the city (in October and only in the places where I usually go, but it’s something)!
Photos taken in October 2014
Strolling along the seawalk of Coal Harbour (facing Stanley Park)
Downtown Vancouver, Alberni Street
In the West End
At the Queen Elizabeth Park, a wonderful park at South Vancouver
from where you can admire the whole city with downtown and the houses emerging among the trees, and the mountains…
And at the end… here is my first video from Canada (and first in general)! 🙂