A Visual PortraitAuthor Claire Leila Philipson ISBN 9781552859261 Binding Trade Cloth Publisher Whitecap Books Ltd. Publication Date March 04, 2011 Size 261 x 349 mm
A stunning visual odyssey through Canada`s most beautiful city. Nestled on the edge of the Pacific Ocean and cradled by the Coast Mountains, Vancouver is a breathtaking blend of stunning scenery and vibrant urbanity. Considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Vancouver is a place where old-growth forests meet innovative modern architecture, and where world-class culture intersects with glorious beaches. Every year, millions of visitors flock to Canada`s third-largest city to enjoy the shops and restaurants of Vancouver`s stylish downtown core and to ski, swim, hike and bike in its natural playground. In Vancouver. A Visual Portrait , Canada`s most celebrated photographers capture the sights that make Vancouver unique, among them: The Lion`s Gate Bridge Stanley Park Vancouver Art Gallery Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden Capilano Suspension Bridge Granville Island Grouse Mountain Wreck Beach. Readers will experience Vancouver, from its most famous sites to the little-known spots that the locals cherish, through the large-scale photographs and informative captions of Vancouver. A Visual Portrait .
Claire Leila Philipson is the author of Washington DC: A Visual Portrait and Alabama (America series). A writer and editor, her work has appeared in numerous newspapers, magazines and travel publications.