Vancouver: A Visual Portrait (Hardcover)

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A stunning visual odyssey through Canada's most beautiful city.

Nestled on the edge of the Pacific Ocean and cradled by the Coast Mountains, Vancouver is a breathtaking blend of stunning scenery and vibrant urbanity. Considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Vancouver is a place where old-growth forests meet innovative modern architecture, and where world-class culture intersects with glorious beaches. Every year, millions of visitors flock to Canada's third-largest city to enjoy the shops and restaurants of Vancouver's stylish downtown core and to ski, swim, hike and bike in its natural playground.

In Vancouver. A Visual Portrait, Canada's most celebrated photographers capture the sights that make Vancouver unique, among them:

The Lion's Gate Bridge Stanley Park Vancouver Art Gallery Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden Capilano Suspension Bridge Granville Island Grouse Mountain Wreck Beach.

Readers will experience Vancouver, from its most famous sites to the little-known spots that the locals cherish, through the large-scale photographs and informative captions of Vancouver. A Visual Portrait.

About the Author

Claire Leila Philipson is the author of Washington DC: A Visual Portrait and Alabama (America series). A writer and editor, her work has appeared in numerous newspapers, magazines and travel publications.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781552859261
ISBN-10: 1552859266
Publisher: Whitecap Books
Publication Date: April 11th, 2008
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Visual Portrait