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Victoria’s Hanging Rock

Like many others who long ago saw the movie Picnic at Hanging Rock, I had always wanted to visit the film’s location. The movie’s setting added to the mystery of the story so I was thrilled when my daughter suggested we drive there. Continue reading Victoria’s Hanging Rock

Vancouver Island’s west coast

Near Tofino on the very west coast of Vancouver Island,I stayed at Esowista, a First Nation village, half way between Tofino and Ecluelet right on the beach at the northern end of Long Beach. Continue reading Vancouver Island’s west coast

Victoria – city by the sea

Victoria’s surrounded by bays and inlets so I took a ferry around the inner harbour, past float homes. Not that exciting but close to shore a seal popped its head out of the water as we ferried towards the bay leading to Juan de Fuca Sound with Mt Olympus in U.S.A. in the distance. Continue reading Victoria – city by the sea