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Back to the Mainland

All photos taken on May 24, 2022. Breakfasted early, goodbyes said, we were quickly on route from Saanich to Swartz Bay to catch the 9:00 AM ferry. Even though it was the first day after the long holiday weekend, we need not worried about not finding a spot on the ferry. One hour before sailingContinue reading “Back to the Mainland”

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Communication and Communing

All photos taken on May 23, 2022. A quick early run to drop B at the ferry and we got set to spend our final day in Victoria with Fada. As we had the tech with us, we offered Fada the chance to Skype with a few relatives and the connections were made. To continueContinue reading “Communication and Communing”

Fada Time

All photos taken on May 22, 2022. Yesterday had been a tiring day, so we thought it best to stay close to home. Grampa, or as Patty and I call him, Fada (an Irish acute accent like “É “used on long vowels in Irish Gaelic) needed a break. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively,Continue reading “Fada Time”

Beaver Lake

All photos taken on May 21, 2022. Not ready to let this beautiful day go just yet, we stopped into Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park for a look-see. Every time we have come to the island by ferry or air, we have passed this lake and wondered…What is it like? Surprisingly, not even Grampa who hasContinue reading “Beaver Lake”

Surf

All photos taken May 21, 2022. From Michell’s it was a short drive through the hilly countryside to Island View Beach Regional Park. We had never been here before and neither had Grampa. While the paths were gravel, they were relatively flat and suitable for wheelchair access. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, clickContinue reading “Surf”

Turf

All photos taken on May 21, 2022. We had arrived in Victoria yesterday right at supper time and arrived at Grampa’s place bearing take out Italian food. While the food may have been fine, if dining in, it suffered in transport and Grampa lobbied us to take him to his favourite Italian restaurant instead. WeContinue reading “Turf”

Road Trip – There’s a New Boss on Board

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken on October 5, 2021. Today was a big day. We were getting closer to the end of our road trip and B & K wereContinue reading “Road Trip – There’s a New Boss on Board”

Road Trip – Misty Ferry

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken on our September 23, 2021 ferry ride between Swartz Bay, Vancouver Island and Tsawwassen on the mainland. After 4 nights with Fada, the time hadContinue reading “Road Trip – Misty Ferry”

Road Trip – Harbour Traffic

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken on September 22, 2021 during our walk along the Songhees Walkway in Victoria. PART 1 – In the AIR There are many ways to reachContinue reading “Road Trip – Harbour Traffic”

Road Trip – Natural Setting

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken on September 21, 2021 on our walk on the Songhees Pathway in Victoria. Victoria is a city of colour and blooms and this walk wasContinue reading “Road Trip – Natural Setting”