Category Archives: Scenery

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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Overload?

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Follow the Leader

While exploring Victoria’s Inner Harbour, one never know what they will encounter. I never expected to see three planes playing follow the leader.

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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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Rhodo

While much of Canada is still waiting for the snow to melt, on Vancouver Island we are thrilled to enjoy the spring flowers. This picture is of a rhododendrum, which are blooming on many parts of the Island. Welcome, spring!

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Malahat Totem

On the way into Victoria from North Island, one needs to drive the Malahat. At the peak of the Malahat there is a viewpoint with stunning views of the surrounding area. At this location there is also a native totem … Continue reading

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Pacific Sunset

For the past few weeks I’ve been further south on the Pacific Coast. Today’s shot is of a sunset off a beach in Mexico.

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Winter Walk

Along with hiking and taking pictures, I enjoy geocaching. This hobby is wonderful, not because of the cache at the end, but because of the walk to get to it. Since I have taken this hobby up I have found … Continue reading

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A River Runs By

Out for a walk along the Little Qualicum River on a February day, and came across this bench where one can sit and contemplate all the beauty around.

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Bear? Where?

Vancouver Island has very large areas that are natural, where one can encounter natural inhabitants. Occasionally we need to be reminded.

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