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There a many little towns on Vancouver’s island. Being oblivious woman like me however, I only discover some of them in the last year despite having lived for several years on the island. 222 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Alphabet

For my second entry in this week’s challenge, here are creative use of the alphabet in  signs,  posters as well as a sign from a 150 year old building in Nanaimo BC.  112 more words


It's Stupid

Here is another view of Chemainus, following from an earlier post.

Obviously, this shot is about colour, and not a lot more.

This was part of ‘the snack shack’ which was closed for the season. 70 more words


The Walls of Chemainus

We were in Chemainus recently, which is a small waterfront town north of Victoria on the east coast of Vancouver Island.

It is known for the dozens of murals that decorate the walls in town, and otherwise for many brightly coloured buildings. 135 more words


Qualicum Beach, Ucluelet, Chemainus

Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park is a long sandy beach – great for a short stroll during winter if passing by.

Little Qualicum Cheeseworks

Little Qualicum Cheeseworks… 429 more words

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The World-Renown Chemainus Murals

In my final Vancouver Island road trip post, Hubby and I explore the Chemainus outdoor murals.

Originally a forestry and mining town, Chemainus’s economy began to struggle when the recession hit in the early 1980’s. 798 more words


The Trip That Almost Wasn’t...Was Exceptional

I’d researched several places for us to hike while in the Nanaimo area, but we ended up not doing any of them. For a couple of reasons. 840 more words