Vancouver's shrubbery

Many of Vancouver's sidewalks are green pathways around pruned hedges, trees and all kinds of large shrubs. Sitting in a temperate rain forest zone, the city is a lush, green garden most of the year.

This was drawn at the corner of Cambie and West 29th, just south of Queen Elizabeth Park, looking north towards downtown. I liked the tunnel effect of the shrubs near the bus stop bench.

An interesting totem

This totem stands right next to the pedestrian path that winds under Burrard Bridge overlooking False Creek. The carved figure seems to rise out of the trees and bushes.

The city of Vancouver is built on the land of the Squamish First Nation, descendants of the Coastal Salish Aboriginal peoples.