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Modern Petroglyph

Vancouver Island is home to much evidence of its indigenous people. This petroglyph appears to be more recent, as shown by its sharper lines. I don’t know who or why.

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Chase Estuary

A calm autumn day overlooking the Chase River estuary. A BC Ferries ship is in the background, entering Nanaimo Harbour.

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Island View

Living on an island, ships are an important part of our life. Here, off Nanaimo, the ferry to Gabriola Island passes in front of an ocean freighter, anchored and waiting its turn to enter Vancouver harbour to load.

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Abandoned

Abandoned buildings are fascinating. One wonders what story they would tell us if they could. Who? Why? When?

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Quadra Island Dock

Standing at a dock on Quadra Island on an autumn day. Even with the clouds and light rain, the view is captivating

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MV Songhee

The MV Songhee is moored aside the Centennial Pier in Port Alberni. In it present life, the MV Songhee lives as the Swept Away Inn. The MV Songhee was launched in 1944 as the US Army Harbour Tug TP-123. It … Continue reading

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Orca Whale

The Orca Whale can be found around Vancouver Island. There are both resident pods and migratory pods of whales Tribute to the Orca can be found in carvings, paintings and statues throughout the region. This statue is located in Nanaimo’s … Continue reading

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Discovery Pier

Along the waterfront in Campbell River is Discovery Pier. While it is a nice place to stroll and to watch all the activity on the water, the pier is also an excellent location for salmon fishing. The “bragging sign” on … Continue reading

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Marina at Campbell River

A scene common to Vancouver Island is the boats in the marinas. Here is the public dock at Campbell River showing some of the many boats moored. A wonderful sight even if one is not on a boat.

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Long Beach

Vancouver Island is where the sea, sky and mountains meet. Beaches that seem endless to walk on while contemplating nature’s beauty.

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