Daily Archives: July 6, 2009

Vancouver Island – Part 1

Well, Mr. Bean and I are back from Vancouver Island – it was wonderful! Other than the first day, we had lovely weather. Rest assured that I did take many, many pictures – so many that I have a few posts in the works.

I came back to 850+ items in my google reader, so I’m sorry that it’ll take a while for me to get to everything, especially since I need to finish my final technical report for my internship.

So what did we do? First we took the ferry from Vancouver to Vancouver Island:

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This is a model of what it looks like:

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I love how they tell us that there are kid’s lifejackets.

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We arrived at my family’s cottage to this:

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Mr. Bean and I had not one, but two chances to go to the West Coast of the Island. First we went to China Beach on the Juan de Fuca trail.

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My Sea Pineapple

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There was a really neat cliff on one edge of the beach – part of it was raining:

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And there was a tree.

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We also had the chance to walk through the temperate rainforest – Mr. Bean was a champion and walked across a fallen tree.

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We also went to Tofino and Long Beach.

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You can’t really see it, but my foot was wounded by some barnacles whilst I was swimming. Like the ones on these mussels:

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There is little more that I like than jumping in the Pacific Ocean:

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Coming up, why we were spoiledevery evening!

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