Vancouver is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia, Canada.  The Greater Vancouver area of around 2.4 million inhabitants is the third most populous metropolitan area in the country and the most populous in Western Canada. Vancouver is a Beta global city.




Bloedel Floral Conservatory

bloedel conservatory_bannerThe Bloedel Floral Conservatory in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is a conservatory and aviary located at the top of Queen Elizabeth Park.

The conservatory contains tropical rainforest, subtropical rainforest, and desert.  Over 200 birds of various species reside within the dome and are allowed to fly free.   Also on display are an array of tropical fish.  The Bloedel Floral Conservatory houses about 500 species and varieties of plants from deep jungle to desert clime.


Totem poles

Totem poles are monumental sculptures carved from large trees, mostly Western Red Cedar, by cultures of the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America.


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Bloedel Floral Conservatory
Queen Elizabeth Park
Vancouver BC