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West Coast Living Canada is a blog about Vancouver and the West Coast of Canada. It also includes trips taken to fascinating destinations. I invite you to browse my blog, read about my favourite hang outs, and discover a hidden gem.

Welcome to West Coast Living Canada!

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” –Jawaharlal Nehru

Burrard Street Bridge

View of the Burrard Street Bridge from Granville Island


View from the Eye of the Wind on Grouse Mountain


Trial Island Lighthouse


Victoria Inner Harbour Ferry Service

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  1. Your so lucky, getting to live in such a place steeped in history.

    April 2, 2013
    • You are right, I am lucky and grateful to be living in such a beautiful place.

      April 2, 2013
  2. Lovely photography!

    April 3, 2013
    • Thank you, I hope my photography will encourage you to visit the beautiful West Coast one day!

      April 4, 2013
  3. Thank you for the blog follow. I so enjoy your stories and photos. When I visit there I’ll know so much about the area. Thanks to you, Patricia!

    April 5, 2013
    • Thank you Annie, I am so glad to hear you plan to visit the beautiful West Coast. I hope it is soon and you’ll have many wonderful memories and photos to share.

      I love your blog. You inspire me.

      April 5, 2013
  4. Thanks for following my blog Patricia. One day, maybe I’ll make it up to your beautiful neck of the woods.

    April 5, 2013
    • I hope you do Angeline. Vancouver is a beautiful city and well worth a visit.

      April 6, 2013
  5. nice yellow boat taxi
    = Inner Harbour Ferry Service

    April 6, 2013
    • The yellow water taxi is cute. Victoria’s inner harbour is the perfect place to spend a lazy afternoon. I hope you have an opportunity to visit Victoria.

      April 6, 2013
  6. Patricia:
    Your pictures are crisp and crystal clear. Well done! Makes me want to visit… Thank you of sharing.

    April 6, 2013
    • Thank you Andres, I hope you do visit one day the beautiful Canadian West Coast. The photo of the lighthouse was taken during a whale watching tour. That particular tour departs from Victoria’s Inner Harbour. I am certain you would love it.

      April 6, 2013
  7. Nice looking blog! I hope to make it up to BC sometime soon.

    April 6, 2013
    • Thanks John, I hope you do visit British Columbia. You’ll love it!

      April 6, 2013
  8. Thank you for following my blog. Have an awesome day! ~ Lifebeam

    April 7, 2013
    • Thanks, your photos are fantastic!

      April 7, 2013
      • Same with yours. I have been looking at your site and it’s amazing!

        April 7, 2013
  9. HI! I nominated you for an award:

    The WordPress Family Award.
    Have a nice night.

    April 22, 2013
    • Thank you, that is very kind of you.

      You have a great blog!

      April 23, 2013
      • You are most welcome, I love yours too 🙂

        April 23, 2013
  10. Been to Victoria for a day trip, and for a two-nighter. Both lovely. Want more! ;->

    April 23, 2013
    • Judilyn, I am delighted to hear you have visited Victoria. Did you go whale watching?

      April 23, 2013
  11. It gives me great pleasure to tell you that I have linked you in my latest post as a part of my WordPress Family:
    I hope you have a great day!
    Amy – LifeBeam

    April 25, 2013
    • Wow Amy, that is so nice. I feel the same about your blog.

      April 25, 2013
  12. Hi Patricia,
    Loved your posts!

    May 2, 2013
    • Madhurima, thank you.

      I look forward to reading your posts on your new blog!

      May 2, 2013
  13. Great shots!

    June 8, 2013
  14. Mjollnir #

    Greetings Patricia and thanks for following my blog. I look forward to seeing more of BC here. 😀

    June 15, 2013
    • Hi Mjollnir,

      I look forward to visiting your blog often and seeing more of Norway.

      June 15, 2013
  15. I have been in and out of Vancouver on my way to Alaska and also to Whitehorse/Yukon Territory, but have never spent time in what I hear (and see, from your photos) to be a beautiful city. I will have to remedy that!

    July 12, 2013
    • Theresa, I hope you do visit Vancouver. You’ll love it here.

      I have been to Alaska three times and love it. The West Coast is truly remarkable in its beauty.

      July 17, 2013
  16. Thanks for the follow, Patricia. You have some splendid photos and stories here. We’ve only been to Eastern Canada, but the West Coast looks marvelous.

    July 21, 2013
    • Thank you Tish, I hope my site will inspire you to visit the beautiful West Coast of Canada.

      Love your blog and stories, they are fascinating.

      July 21, 2013
  17. Hi Patricia, nice to meet you. I’ve been travelling all over your blog – it makes me homesick 😦
    Well just a little bit. Before we became nomadic we lived in Van for many many yrs (37th&Main) – it’s our Canadian home town. Your blog is an excellent showcase for Vancouver and surroundings. Very impressed. So professional.
    Thanks for visiting our blog and for following. I hope you enjoy the stories of our journey, both inner and outer.

    July 21, 2013
    • Hi Alison, nice to meet you too!

      Thank you for your kind words. I hope you’ll visit my blog when you are homesick for Vancouver and it will give you a smile.

      I look forward to spending a lot of time on your blog reading about your adventures. You inspire me. Your photos and stories are fantastic.

      July 21, 2013
  18. Hi Patricia… glad to connect and interact with you.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog. Best wishes to you… 🙂

    July 27, 2013
    • Hi Bams, thanks for visiting my site. Your blog and photos are the best.

      August 10, 2013
    • Thank you for the nomination, that is so very kind of you.

      sweetness6645, you have such an interesting blog on public transit. I have encountered many similar situations myself.

      August 10, 2013
      • you are most welcome. I am glad you enjoy my blog. Txs for the visit and the comment 🙂

        August 10, 2013
  19. My Godfather once sent me back a photo book of Vancouver and BC and I loved the images, the remoteness, the beauty, the thundering rivers, the mountains etc, You live in an area of magic. And I just came over to say thank you for the like on my post “Purple Iris”! MM 🍀

    August 23, 2013
    • Thanks Mick. I am happy to hear you like Vancouver and hope you have an opportunity to visit the west coast and see it for yourself.

      Your photography is stunning!

      August 25, 2013
      • Thanks for such a kind comment and lost of all for the follow. I hope you will be rewarded. Please feel free to critique my pictures as I am a distinct amateur (at present). Have a good week. MM 🍀

        August 26, 2013
  20. Good Morning My Dear Friend,

    It was good to see you again. Thank you for visiting my poetry site again. I have had a terrible year this year with many massive changes to endure in my lifestyle. Now full time at our lakehome in Gun Barrel City on Cedar Creek Lake in East Texas, while we are still remodeling on our newly purchased farm and home in East Texas, nine miles from our lakehome. Visit when you can. Just changed up website and name of the farm and its ultimate dream for us:

    December 15, 2013
    • Thanks John. I will visit often 🙂

      Wishing you and your lovely wife a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year.

      December 18, 2013
  21. Hi Patricia, 🙂

    Thanks for stopping by my blog. Wow, it truly is a beautiful place.
    Have a great week, hugs from Oz, Paula xx

    December 16, 2013
    • Hi Paula, thanks for checking out my blog.

      Have a great holiday season and a fantastic New Year!

      PS, I’d love to visit Australia one day. You live in a beautiful country.

      December 18, 2013
  22. Hi Patricia, Thought I spent some time with you today. Hope you are well and blessed. I was lost for a while on my poetry blog. Got heavily tied up in political postings with one specific WordPress member. Finally realized that the state that America is in today, one poet and commentator was not going to make a “smiggent” of difference in what is happening to the USA. Got rid of the blogger and all of his comments on my blog. What set me off. His refusal to share phone numbers. Give me a break. More than like a criminial in a jail cell somewhere with access to a computer.

    April 28, 2014
    • Hi John, thanks for dropping by. It’s sounds like you encountered a shill. I have been busy of late and have not been online as much as I would like. I’ve missed your poems and must catch up on them. My best to you and your lovely wife.

      April 29, 2014
  23. Good Morning Patricia,
    I was surprised to see the last comment posting was the last one shared between us. Your blog is such a labor of love and worth anyone’s time to explore. We are getting more deeply involved in the workings of our farm. Just had the third cutting of wonderful 4X5 baled hay totaling over 90 bales. It is top quality horse hay and we are sure when the lab results come in, the protein levels will be strong. We just got back from Fredersberg, Texas for a winery and vineyard semiar by a well know expert in the field. There were over 90 attendees from around the country attending. Much was learned in what is becoming extensive knowledge. My wife is about about to get her certification from UC of Davis out of California. Our first cuttings have been ordered out of California and are due here this coming Spring of 2015. Much preparation ahead in setting up the vineyard. I especially love your video’s. Post more if you can. Love Reblogging them to my site. Posters love them.

    July 18, 2014
    • Hi John,

      Thanks for dropping by. I haven’t been online as much lately due to business and other activities. I am happy to hear Silver Star Winery of Texas is doing well. Congratulations to your dear wife, Linda, on receiving her certification. Keeping writing your wonderful poetry. It gives a smile to many.

      July 19, 2014
      • Hi Patricia,

        Thank you for taking time in your busy schedule to stop by and review so many of our postings on Silver Star Winery. Your comment on my poetry is so much appreciated. My personal blessings to you and your family in your continued journey in this, but short life, but one that can render many joys in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

        July 19, 2014
  24. Beautiful blog!

    September 1, 2014
    • Hi Jenn, thanks for dropping by. I hope you have an opportunity to visit Canada’s beautiful west coast.

      September 2, 2014
      • I truly hope so, too. I’ve never been, but it looks magnificent.

        September 2, 2014
      • I hope so too. You will love it. There is so much to do and see in British Columbia.

        September 2, 2014

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