Sheringham Point Lighthouse

I was going through my pictures to find something I haven’t posted before and realized I never got around to posting pictures from a walk to the Sheringham Point Lighthouse (built in 1912) near Sooke on Vancouver Island from a trip there in June.  

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daisies at Orveas Bay

These are daisies at Orveas Bay Resort on Vancouver Island near Sooke (about 45 minutes from Victoria).  I spent about an hour one morning just wandering around taking pictures of all the daisies on the property.  It was one of my favourite memories of that trip (and I highly recommend staying at Orveas Bay if […]

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walking to the beach

There are a lot of beaches to check out between Sooke and Port Renfrew.  To get to most of them you have to walk through beautiful forests (downhill all the way, some of the uphill walks on the way back were a killer on the thighs!).

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Shirley Delicious

To get to Orveas Bay Resort you take a left turn at Shirley Delicious if you are coming from Sooke.  Shirley is the name of the district between Sooke and Jordan River, hence the name Shirley Delicious.  This little cafe is a gem. We passed by it several times before we stopped in and I’m […]

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anticipation

These kids had such fun anticipating the waves and then running away from them, laughing the whole time.  The older girl never let go of their hands.  It was fun to watch.

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travel musings

I always think of going on vacation and coming home kind of like a new start.  It’s a chance to take a deep breath, see new sights, maybe experience new things, and maybe even come home with a new perspective on something that’s been on your mind.  My suitcase is neatly packed the night before […]

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