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Standing at a dock on Quadra Island on an autumn day. Even with the clouds and light rain, the view is captivating
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
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
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
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.
Vancouver Island is where the sea, sky and mountains meet. Beaches that seem endless to walk on while contemplating nature’s beauty.
The Local Diet The new movement is for us to eat food that is grown locally. There are variations on this, such as the hundred mile diet. As seen here this is not a new concept. This is also very … Continue reading
Fishing boats in French Creek Harbour, moored for the winter. Later this year these boats will be out on the water catching the salmon that we all enjoy eating.
While out for a walk, I sensed that I was being watched. Looked carefully and this little fellow was in the bush looking intently at me. Guess he thought that he was hidden well enough that he would not be … Continue reading
A totem found on Newcastle Island near Nanaimo.