Tag: british columbia

vancouver: stanley park

When you mention Vancouver, anyone who’s visited replies that it’s a beautiful city. No doubt the beautiful greenspace in Stanley Park contributes to that image.  The park has a…

vancouver waterfront

After lunch we decided took a water taxi again and decided to walk the shore along Sunset Beach Park.  Here’s a shot from earlier that morning looking to…

vancouver’s granville market

I don’t care how touristy a market is,  I’m always curious to see what’s up for sale.  We started our day in Vancouver by walking through Yaletown and…

ferry: swartz bay to tsawwassen

Our last day on Vancouver Island it was a little overcast and started to rain. We are now part of a very rare group who travels to Victoria,…

sooke harbour house

While planning our very first vacation together we threw out a bunch of destinations and Vancouver was one of them. This city always garnered the highest praise from…

view from the herb garden

I’m working away on one last post for Vancouver Island.  It’ll feature the unique lodging at the Sooke Harbour House.  While you wait:  here’s a dreamy sunrise view…

on to lonely port renfrew

Back to Vancouver Island… After Point No Point, we continued along the western coast of Vancouver Island on BC-14 , where you can motor for miles… and not…

point no point

After whale watching, we decided to see more of the western coastline on Vancouver Island.  We drove about 15 miles to Point No Point Resort. In September, the…

a whale’s tale from sooke

I’ve seen migrating whales off-shore in Hawaii, but never been on a actual whale watching trip before. I’ve heard plenty of people say they went out for hours,…

on deck: western vancouver island

Up next we head out to spend some time with nature! Like so much of Canada, the southwestern coast of Vancouver Island is insanely beautiful. Here’s a teaser…