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
19 hours, 25 minutes ago
Beauty in Everything
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
3 months, 1 week ago
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
3 months, 2 weeks ago
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
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
3 months, 4 weeks ago
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
4 months, 3 weeks ago
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
5 months ago