Here are some photos of another beauty spot on Vancouver Island. Moorecroft Regional Park provides sea views, sea lion sightings, invigorating forest air, and occasional oddities.
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Englishman River Falls Provincial Park
When we set out to go on our hike today, the weather report told us to expect clouds and occasional sunny breaks. While we were en route, though, we realized that we would be experiencing very different weather! We were at a higher elevation where there was wet snow, and slush bombs were falling from […]
Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park
This magical place is too glorious for words, so I will just show you some of the many photos and one of the videos I took when I was there today. Click the arrows to see the slide show.
How To Open Shellfish
All along the beach at Nanaimo are the broken shells of shellfish. The gulls and other shorebirds have figured out that the rocks are a great place to smash open these little calcium carbonate structures in order to feed on the inhabitants If you have seen The Lion King, you know all about the circle […]
Orchid Garden, Coombs
One of the gardens associated with Butterfly World in Coombs is dedicated to the growth of a variety of orchids. Here are some that I enjoyed seeing when I was there this week. And here is the Japanese garden.
Departure Bay, Vancouver Island
While visiting Nanaimo, British Columbia this week I spent a morning at Departure Bay. The bay and the neighbourhood surrounding it were incorporated into the city of Nanaimo in the 1970s. The Trans-Canada Highway on Vancouver Island terminates at Departure Bay where the BC Ferry Terminal is located. The ferry connects the island to the […]