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September 28, 2008

Vancouver island

Filed under: photos — slashdown @ 1:50 pm
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We’ve just returned from the Vancouver Island.

Starting with “The Arms of Her Majesty in Right of Canadain a public garden in Victoria.

Coat of Arms

Coat of arms of Canada

And this is The Arms of Her Majesty in Right of British Columbia on a garbage can:

Coat of Arms of BC

Coat of Arms of BC

A spoiled seal at the Fisherman’s wharf:

A spoiled seal at the Fisherman's Wharf in Victoria

A spoiled seal at the Fisherman's wharf

Houses are moored along with ships…

A floating house for sale at $300,000+

A floating house for sale at $300,000+

And on the East Coast beaches are plenty…

A beach in Parksville

A beach in Parksville

But on the West – The Pacific bellows near Tofino

McKenzie beach, Tofino

McKenzie beach, Tofino

But not all the time…

Tofino inlet through the anchor from Tonquin

Tofino inlet through the anchor from "Tonquin"

While the rain forest calls and bars…

View from the trail -1

View from the trail -1

Scares and pulls…

View from a trail - 2

View from a trail - 2

Springs from everything…

Nurser log

Nurser log

Looms as a green wall…

Schooner cove

Schooner cove

Envelopes and adorns…

view from a trail -3

view from a trail -3

And reaches out.

View from a trail -4

View from a trail -4

Meanwhile, papers beseech to “preserve nature”…

Talking trash

A note from humans

And some try to do that:

Fool for Forest, carrying old trash from the beach

"Fool for Forest", carrying old trash from a beach

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3 Comments »

  1. This is a wonderful post on Van. Island…you covered it beautifully…I like how your blog is set up also..your photos are really lush and show the island very well…I am glad I got to see the pictures you took and hope you come back to our island…I have taken some of the same photos at the same places so it is always fun to see what a visitor will take a photo of as well.

    Comment by island rambles — October 8, 2008 @ 12:04 am | Reply

  2. Thanks!

    Comment by slashdown — October 9, 2008 @ 9:09 pm | Reply

  3. Apparently, I have a competitor: 🙂

    http://www.hedison.com/

    Comment by slashdown — October 9, 2008 @ 9:23 pm | Reply


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