Posted by: Waheeda Harris | October 20, 2013

Urban vs rural

All cities battle the balance – wanting to show off its big city cred, without forgetting that the parks, trees and flowers are integral to urban planning. In Vancouver, urban development is definitely going strong, but there are still ways to see what the city used to look like:

Vancouver - village

Cycling along the path from the former Olympic Village site, now home to shops and condos towards False Creek and Granville Island Public Market, there’s a mix of green patches and new development.

Vancouver - creek

But there’s still a few hidden pockets – and its worth it to search it out.

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