Today is the Summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. This means that today is the LONGEST day of the year!!!
So seize it, because you won’t get these many hours of daylight again this year!! Even the weather welcomes the summer today, we are having such a beautiful sunny day in Vancouver.
Some interesting facts about solstices:
– Worldwide, interpretation of the event has varied among cultures, but most have held a recognition of sign of fertility, involving holidays, festivals, gatherings, rituals or other celebrations around that time.
– The word solstice comes from Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still).
An amazing spot to celebrate the official arrival of the summer is English Bay where sunsets are absolutely stunning!! And guess what?!! Today the sun will be shining until 9:22 p.m. Enjoy it! Love it!!