Olympic Torch Relay

Torch 560x269The Olympic Torch has been making its way to Vancouver for over 100 days now, and with the Olympics set to begin in a few days, leave it to Boston.com’s The Big Picture to bring it to us in stunning beauty:

After departing Athens, Greece on October 30th, the Olympic Flame has been traveling across Canada, on its 106-day, 26,000 km overland relay (another 18,000 km by air). Over 12,000 torch-bearers will carry the flame along a winding path covering all of Canada, passing through over 1,000 communities total – from Toronto, Winnipeg and Calgary to smaller communities such as Gwa’Sala-Nakwaxda’xw, Notre-Dame-du-Lac, Moose Jaw and Sheshatshiu. The final destination: Vancouver’s BC Place on February 12, 2010, where it will light the Olympic Cauldron and signal the start of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

We’ve selected some of our favorites photos for the galley below, but definitely check out all of the photos in Part One and Part Two.