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Meandering Monday

Airport Shuttle As was last week’s photo, today’s photo is of enjoying the travel to where you are going. In Freetown, Sierra Leone the airport is located across the bay, quite a trip from town. The options are a long … Continue reading

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Day’s End

Softly falls the light of day… This board gets heavier with each step.

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Waiting

Long Beach and Tofino have become a destination of choice for surfers. They are often seen waiting for the “big one”. Considering the next land mass is Japan, there is a lot of ocean for the big one to develop … Continue reading

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Birds of Prey

400 years ago a sapling was growing, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Recovered as a fallen stump, British Columbia wildlife sculptor Terry J. McKinnon created this beautiful carving titled “Birds of Prey”. Over 10,000 separate chainsaw cuts were used to make … Continue reading

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Tofino

Welcome to Tofino, located on Canada’s true west coast at the end of Highway 4. Tofino is located on Clayoquot Sound. Home to about 1800 permanent residents, Tofino grows by many visitors coming to experience the surf and nature, and … Continue reading

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Pacific Grace

Here seen in Victoria’s Inner Harbour is the Pacific Grace. The Pacific Grace was launched in 2001. built in Victoria’s Heritage Shipyard by the Sail and Life Training Society (S.A.L.T.S.). The Pacific Grace sails locally, as well as upon the … Continue reading

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Ghost Signs

Ghost Signs are signs from many years ago that had been lost, and now revealed, or that advertise business or products from years ago. They were usually painted on the side of a building. Compared to the lit, plastic signs … Continue reading

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Decisions?

An example of the dilemma that can greet you while visiting Coombs. Which one is me?

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Coombs

A must stop when travelling on Vancouver Island are the merchants in Coombs, on the Alberni Highway near Parksville. Here one can find everything they need (or don’t need), all accompanied with a touch of whimsy. Many of the locals … Continue reading

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Meandering Monday

Convenience Store? The concept of convenience stores is not unique to North America. I have shown a modern convenience store selling all of the essentials required; gasoline (in the glass jugs), diesel fuel (also in the glass jugs), water (in … Continue reading

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