Tuesday, February 23, 2010

50 - Downtown Lights

A view of the condominium towers as seen from Granville Island.  Sometimes, when I see a night panorama like this, I think that every light that is turned on represents somebody's life.  We all need light to see at night, or to be seen:

This particular light has a special golden quality.  VANOC tunes the giant illuminated rings over Coal Harbour to gold when our atheletes win their event.  The Olympic Rings symbol is used by the Olympic Organising Committe (IOC), and were designed in 1920 by Baron Pierre de Coubertin.