Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics

Vancouver is definitely ready for Olympic Games – lots of new modern art

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Thou some art as an art for Olympic games is questionable – at least for me.

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Lots of art related to Indian tribes – Canadians are very keen on highlighting achievements of native people.

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Reminds me about monument to Stalin’s repression by Shemyakin in St. Petersburg opposite Kresti Prison.

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It was sunny and much warmer than we expected in Vancouver. Truly nice day for PNW.

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Contienets made from recycled material. Sustainability and environment was one of the major theme of the Olympic Games.

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Olympic Village where all athletes live while in Vancouver. More than 90 countries participated in Winter Olympic Games.

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Russian House was housed in Vancouver Science Museum.

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Line to get into Russky Dom in Vancouver. There were a quite a few Russians in a queue.

Model of Sochi with all planned Olympic stadiums and slopes

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Some new stadiums in Sochi will be disassembled after the game and moved to other cities in Russia

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Funny that Volkswagen put Russian language ads in Vancouver.

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Guess who I met at Russki Dom – Steven Colbert from Colbert Report. He is one of the most well-known TV comic.

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Most sponsors of Olympic games in Russia are state-owned or state-affiliated companies.

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Just look at General Partners.

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After we left Russki Dom, we saw people flocking to Canada-Switzerland Hockey game.

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To warm up, I got a cup of latte at Blenz coffee – Canadian Starbucks.

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There were way more people in the evening on the streets than in the morning.

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Ain’t I a great snowboarder?

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Vancouver at night is always majestic and beautiful.

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Olympic Flame at Canada Place

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Russia Slovakia hockey game. Russia lost 2:1 :(

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2 comments
Марина
Марина

отличные фото. А твоя красная курточка прямо в цвет

Ok.A.H.
Ok.A.H.

I like the one you are on snowboard the best! Great you went to Vancouver to see this all ))

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