North Vancouver, B.C.
There are two municipalities in the Greater Vancouver region of British
Columbia, that use
the name North Vancouver. These are: The City of North Vancouver ( about
45,000 residents ),
and The District of North Vancouver ( about 83,000 residents ). The City
of North Vancouver
is surrounded by the District of North Vancouver on three sides.
Framed by the monumental North Shore Mountains, North Vancouver offers
access to nature along with urban comforts. Imagine the thrill of hiking
or mountain biking
through parks laden with old-growth rainforest. Ski on mountains showcased
the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
North Vancouver skyline
There are two terminals: Waterfront in downtown Vancouver, which connects
with SkyTrain and Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver,
which connects with an extensive network of North Shore buses. Crossing
time is 12 minutes.
North Vancouver welcomes residents of cities and tourists from various
The first time we see after left a Sea Bus, a flower shop and food market
in Lonsdale Quay.
(L) Port of Lonsdale Quay (R) A bus terminal and a sign plate of bus stop
The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a simple suspension bridge crossing the
Capilano River in
the District of North Vancouver. The current bridge is 136 m long and 70
the river. It is part of a private facility, with over 800,000 visitors
a year. The admission fee
is $32.95 for adult.
Treetops Adventures was opened in 2004. This new attraction consists of
suspended between old-growth Douglas Fir trees on the west side of the
a walkway up to 30 m above the forest floor. Cliff-walk is the newest of
which opened in June, 2011, that was a month before the writer visited
there. This suspended
walkways jutting out from the granite cliff face above Capilano River.
Entrance ticket for Capilano suspension bridge. It cost $32.95 for each.
The Capilano suspension bridge
Rainforests characterized by high rainfall. Large cedars and firs are seen
in the Capilano Canyon.
(L) This photo shows the top tree-walk in the forest. A visitor can observe
from the air the whole forest in the area.
(M) A large tree stump
(R) No smoking in the promenade
(L) A sign plate to appeal ' Hey you - No Graffiti! '
(M) An observation plateform to see over the forest
(R) A snap shot under the top tree-walk
A custom built cliff-walk, Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
(L) A river stream viewed from the cliff-walk, Capilano Suspension Bridge
(R) Lion Gate Bridge over the Burrard Inlet, is connecting Stanley Park,
Vancouver and North Vancouver.
ノースバンクーバー地区は北に北岸山脈（North Shore Mountains）と接している。この東から西に延びている
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The article was written and photographs were taken by Dr. J. miyamoto,
in June-July 2011.