Remembrance Day, Vancouver

On Sunday, November, 11th,  2012,  we started our day walking to Canada Place where the torch had been lit, in order to celebrate Remembrance Day.

The sculpture  (torch) is super beautiful, as the glass looks like ice (they even have the “cracks” , as when  ice is braking).  Amazing!

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Olympic Torch @ Canada Place

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Torch Detail

From Canada Place we walked to Victoria Square where a huge ceremony was taking place.   It was very emotional to see all militar people and their families remembering the losses from past wars.

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Militaries and general public celebrating Remembrance Day

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Crowds paying their respects at Victoria Square

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Same planes that took part during the 2nd World War.

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Amazing ceremony

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police, so beautiful on their uniforms

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“Let peace be their memorial”.  Why some people don’t get this message and die in stupid conflicts all over the planet?  

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This was one of the most emotional moments for me.  This senior couple returning home after Remembrance Day Ceremony.  Look to his chest!  Dozens of medals!  I would love to hear their life story and I pray they have a healthy and long life together.

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About CeciliArchitect

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