Saturday, June 5, 2010

Road Trip: Vancouver

I can't believe how fast time flies when you're having fun! I spent four fabulous days in vancouver with lindsay and fraser and like a flash it's over - and we're home sweet uncool home. *Whew!* What a world-wind of super fun events that I will present to you in photographic list form. Highlights of the trip include:

1) Loads of Driving!

Actually not fun at all for motion sickness prone me, but still pleasant nonetheless. We did manage to see Biff Naked at the chevron in hope (my terrible picture in the center)! That's exciting right? And I never actually vomited after the 10+ hours on the road so I'll consider that a success...

2) Mumford & Sons!!

Yes! The entire reason we went to vancouver in the first place! Even with the hour wait in the rain (even though we already had tickets) and that super annoying jerk standing in front of us it was an AMAZING show! They are probably the best band I have ever seen live and are extremely talented folks! I really need to get banjo playing. Oh and I totally didn't bring my camera to the show, so the picture above was snafoozed from here (and isn't actually of the show we saw)...

3) Shopping galore!

Whee! I definitely spent 3 solid days shopping with lindsay and found oodles of bargains! What fun! Lindsay is a fantastic shopping mate! Even with the rain we were enormously successful and covered a ton of ground! I still can't believe they don't sell sushi in the asian mall in richmond though...what is up with that?

4) So much Canada Post!

Our hotel was conveniently located right next to the Canada Post building! And being the dork I am, I was extremely excited about this (hence all the pictures)! I was also intrigued by all the non-standard post boxes there were around town. Neato!

5) Being the coolest people ever!

Perhaps I'm will never be a professional photo-journalist, but apparently we like to look super dorky in all the pictures I have of us (and by dorky I mean super awesome by the way). What a great time we had! I especially like the "I wish I lived in Ikea" shots near the bottom there.

*Sigh* Good times had by all - oh except maybe my watch:

I'm not even sure how this ended up happening but it is officially dead. Looks like I need to start saving up for another road trip shopping trip. Can't wait!


  1. Hm. How did you break your watch? I have no proof, so I'm going to make up my own story... and it involves you beating the stuffing out of some annoying scenester at the M&S show. At some point during the scuffle, you shouted "Give me liberty, or give me death!" before thwacking her in the head with a craft book on pom poms.

  2. It looks like you had fun after all that was what you wanted. Wasn't it? mom

  3. I think Dave is right -- you would definitely be a danger to others if you had a book on pom poms.

    Nice loot! Did you go to any stores other than Daiso at Aberdeen Centre? Who are those teeny little diaper pins for? What is that OPI nail stuff? Strenthener? More brightener? Obviously there are more questions I want to ask. You should have called me when I asked you to instead of telling me to wait for the mail. As if a postcard can tell me everything I want to know!

    Also, if "dorky" means "super awesome", does that mean that you meant to write that you guys are super super awesome? (because it says "super dorky" in the text?). Is that like double plus good?

    PS I've seen Bif Naked too -- she's kind freaky looking in real life, eh?