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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Sun and Sand in September

Pier Park - Sep 11, 2014

All right, it's time for a tribute to the continued great weather. It seems as though things are going to stay picture perfect right through the weekend.

I hadn't been to the new "beach" part of the Westminster Pier Park. I know it is pretty close, but until the 4th Street pedestrian walkway is complete, getting there is a bit of a hike. I must admit I had my doubts and reservations when I heard about the new plans for the timber wharf section. I still maintain that it's more of a sandbox than a beach. After all, one needs to be able to wade into the water at a real beach. Still, the hammocks and umbrellas are nice. I rested in a hammock listening to songs thorough headphones while watching boats travelling up and down the Fraser. I even noticed folks coming to the sand as a destination spot for picnics and sunbathing. I will admit I was wrong with my strong initial scepticism.

This public area makes me proud of my little city of New Westminster.

Pier Park - Sep 11, 2014
Pier Park - Sep 11, 2014
Pier Park - Sep 11, 2014


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