In the run-up to the Olympics

February 12 at the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games start, and the city is preparing to meet thousands of athletes and tourists - parks clean, hang posters on the building of national sports heroes, and all places of entertainment in a hurry to adjust their working hours under the schedule of the Olympics.

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Fans of the morning (or evening) will enjoy jogging jogging track, framing Stanley Park. From the pier you can admire the large Olympic rings on a floating barge. (Drew Perine)

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Totems in Stanley Park in Vancouver, January 27, 2010. (Drew Perine)

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Lighthouse in Stanley Park - a great place to watch the movement of ships. (Drew Perine)

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Huge patriotic poster Canadian skier on a building in downtown Vancouver. (Drew Perine)

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Log in to the newly opened outdoor rink at Robson Square - free. (Drew Perine)

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New rink at Robson Square in downtown Vancouver. (Drew Perine)

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One of the largest national flag of Canada hanging on an unfinished hotel "Georgia" in downtown Vancouver. (Drew Perine)

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The exhibition center «TELUS World of Science» was opened pavilion "Russian House Sochi 2014". The platform will introduce guests Games 2010 with Russia as a leading sports power, as well as the city of Sochi - modern, hospitable and open to the world. (Drew Perine)

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Street performer entertains tourists with knives on Granville Street in downtown Vancouver, January 27, 2010. (Drew Perine)

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Building facade Vancouver Art Gallery was closed frescoes artist Michael Ling area of ​​557 m². (Drew Perine)

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Taiwanese fabric with flowers covers the entire northern part of the building. (Drew Perine)

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Work at the "Pan Pacific" hangs in the lobby of the fabric colors of the national flag of Canada. (Drew Perine)

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In the souvenir shops around Vancouver can buy badges and magnets all colors and themes - for example, dedicated to curling. (Drew Perine)

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A man walking a dog along the bizarre stones at bay Foul near the Olympic Village in Vancouver. (Drew Perine)

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The opening ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics will be held at the stadium «BC Place ». (Drew Perine)

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Wall Exhibition Centre «TELUS World of Science», temporarily converted into a pavilion Sochi. Workers hang a huge banner with the image of the skier, the place where until recently hung a shiny new iPad. (Drew Perine)

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Father son photographed in a big figure in the street Granville Street in downtown Vancouver. (Drew Perine)

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Mannequins in the window of a boutique with hockey attributes. (Drew Perine)

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Decorative lanterns, painted by Canadian and Taiwanese children decorate the street Granville Street. The theme of the painting and decorating lanterns has been the protection of the environment. (Drew Perine)

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Lanterns hanging on the 12-meter poles on the street in downtown Vancouver. (Drew Perine)

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Capilano Suspension bridge passes over the canyon at an altitude of 70 meters. (Drew Perine)

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Firefighter in California photographed a young couple on the Capilano suspension bridge. (Drew Perine)

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One of the places of rest for those who go over the bridge over the Capilano Canyon. (Drew Perine)

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Totems carved by indigenous Indians, greet visitors at Capilano Bridge. (Drew Perine)

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Bear in the suit at the beginning of the Canadian Ranger Capilano Suspension Bridge. (Drew Perine)

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Badly battered rocking chairs and a table with checkers on a post Ranger Bridge Capilano. (Drew Perine)

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Lovely view of the spillway at the dam in the Cleveland Park Capilano in Vancouver. (Drew Perine)

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Moss hanging from the trees on the tourist trail in the park Capilano in North Vancouver. (Drew Perine)

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Capilano Reservoir - the main source of water for the park in Vancouver Capilano River. (Drew Perine)

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Water flows from the dam into the river Capilano Cleveland. (Drew Perine)

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Large carved out of wood like Grizzly growls at this snowboarder on the mountain grouse - the famous ski resort in Vancouver. (Drew Perine)

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Clouds delayed the sky above the ground, the view which opens with a ski resort on Mount Grouse. (Drew Perine)

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