I'm calling this a historic place to visit, but it is also a fine place to visit for shopping. The harbour is home to over 1,000 commercial fishing boats. Many days, the fisherman put their catches out for sale from their boats. You can't get any fresher than that. There is a bustle of shoppers going after the best deals on fish, prawns, and crabs. On the streets, the old buildings enclose many good shopping and eating opportunities, making a visit to Steveston a very good plan for anyone visiting Vancouver. You can drive out from downtown in about 35 minutes; take a bus (nos. 401, 406, or 407) or a taxi for about C$38.
I arrived early for my whale-watching adventure and headed out to buy ...Read More