Thursday, March 4, 2010
Spending a week in Vancouver, B.C., is fun in itself, and even more so during the Olympics. And being there as a reporter is better yet!
As a spectator, I got to see so many wild and interesting things.
The town was splashed with the Canadian colors red and white – groups of guys even wore flags as capes. Sides of buildings were used as giant TV screens to show games and broadcasts. Cheers echoed through the streets when gold was won by a Canadian.
People wore wild hats and painted faces, and high-fived strangers. Streets were closed off and filled with art and performers. The sky train rolled past on tracks above us. Jugglers and music – and even fireworks – filled the center of town at night. (Read More)