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All photos taken on October 5, 2021, during our ferry crossing to Vancouver Island.
We arrived at the ferry terminal slightly after the early check in time and were assigned to a lane to await our sailing. Benji knew something exciting was afoot and was just happy to be a part of it.
Boarding time came and we rolled aboard, taking up a spot right beside the pet room. Hmmm, not a good place to be with an excitable dog. I went up on deck to scope it out, while boarding was finalized. I was happy to see a Common Loon swimming nearby.
We were soon under way and despite the cloudy skies, it was not a bad day for a ferry crossing.
Arriving in Active Pass, islands floated by and ferries in a variety of shapes and sizes came and went in a variety of directions.
At long last, I sighted an elusive bald eagle soaring above one of the islands. Box checked.
At this point, another passenger with binoculars let me know we were also passing a colony of seals on the opposite shore. Shutterbugs gott look out for each other, don’t you know.
Meanwhile, Benji seemed oblivious to all the excitement, as Patty sat with him, so B & K could go for a walk around the car deck.
Right on schedule, we reached Swartz Bay and rolled ashore. New adventures were within our reach.