Olympic torch run
February 12, 2010
Photography by Paula Simson > Olympic torch run
Quest for fire - The final day of the Olympic Torch run. I had a fun day following the torch through downtown Vancouver. Photo quality isn't very good as I was using our little point & shoot camera, instead of the bigger one (Bernd was using them taking 3D pix).
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The crowd at the Art Gallery waiting for the torch to arrive


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Here it comes!


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London Drugs welcomes the world


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The Hudsons Bay store all dressed up


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The parade before the torch


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Another torch bearer


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Too cute!


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Livecity before the crowds arrive


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Look at the size of that screen!


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3D in honour of Bernd


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Bernd will love this!


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A patriotic dog!


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What can I say - I love animals!


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False Creek waiting for the next torch bearer


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An unofficial torch bearer


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Here it comes, in a dragon boat!


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The flame about to be passed on


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The torches touch


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Waiting his turn in Yaletown


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Can you find Bernd?


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A celebrity for a day


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There's Bernd!


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Me taking pictures of Bernd taking pictures of me


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I snuck in next to the torch bearer


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Can you find me in the crowd?


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Waiting his turn


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Here it comes


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The torches touch


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And off he goes!


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A peaceful, fun loving crowd


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Look at that smile!


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The torch passes right by my condo on Homer Street!


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Can you see it?


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The final leg before the Opening Ceremony.


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A crowd on top of the main Post Office


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The flame has been transferred to the miners lamp for a nap before the ceremony


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Another torch bearer


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Georgia Street completely closed off by the crowds


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Check out the license plate