Thompson Trail, Stanley Park, Vancouver, Canada. 13 August 2016. (Photo: Hendrik Slegtenhorst)

Thompson Trail, Stanley Park, Vancouver

Thompson Trail runs northwest in Stanley Park, from the Bridle Path to Rawlings Trail. It is named after C.W. Thompson, Park Commissioner 1937-1938, 1940-1942. As are most trails in the Park, it is highly attractive to the eye, and because of its location, lightly travelled. It is heavily wooded, and runs amidst great amounts of splendid,…

Aradise Grocery, Denman Street, West End, Vancouver. 22 June 2016. (Photo: Hendrik Slegtenhorst)

While Walking in the West End – Vancouver Vignette 3

Out for fruit to the now venerable Aria Market on Bidwell. Originally opened well over 20 years ago by two Afghani brothers, it continues to flourish with Muslim panache, and the last monh or so to reconfigure and refurbish and expand its product line, to advantage. Then to the liquour store for Campari and Pernod…