Museums & Art Galleries in Vancouver Reviews
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by - written on 12/08/02, updated on 12/08/02 (Very useful, 568 readings)
We almost didn't bother. With only a few days in which to see the many sights Vancouver has to offer, visiting the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) meant using up valuable time to travel out of the city centre. Besides, the word "anthropology" has such a dry, scientific ring to it. Why should we make the effort to go there, when there were plenty of other perfectly interesting-sounding places within walking distance? Then I came across the photograph that changed my mind. As soon as I saw it in one of our guidebooks, I knew I would be prepared to crawl for miles on my hands and knees to get to the MOA. What was this image that so captured my ... Read the complete review
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