Thursday, June 2, 2011
You have to see this video about Vancouver. It's unbelievably terrible. Vancouver is a beautiful city nestled between the Coast Range and the Pacific Ocean, a jewel on the lower mainland of British Columbia, but you wouldn't know it from this dorky mess. It's a great place to spend the weekend exploring Chinatown, Granville Island, Gastown and Stanley Park. You can enjoy the Vancouver Folk Festival at Jericho Beach (July 15, 16, 17), drink micro-beer in Yaletown, have a wholesome hippie breakfast in Kitsilano, lose your head at the Cannabis Cafe, and join the stylish throngs shopping on Robson Street. It's a great place to celebrate your birthday with a glass of absinthe, a Cuban cigar and someone you love. Vancouver is a lot of fun. Visit the city, skip the video. Some things are so bad they're good, but this is worse. There is little ironic joy to be found here. It's embarrassing. See what you think. And what's that float plane going to crash into?