Cowichan Bay Village


Thursday, August 20th, 2009 — 6:18pm PDT
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I went on a mini photowalk in Cowichan Bay Village, which was one of our stops during this trip.


The journey so far – View Larger Map

The village is really cute, with floating homes, pubs, shops, and spectacular views.

Cowichan Bay Village

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Cowichan Bay Village Reflection

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I was guided over to the maritime centre to get some shots and it just so happens that it’s a place I linked to in my history post.

Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre

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Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre

We had some lunch at Hilary’s Cheese & Deli and had our nostrils teased by the aroma of fresh-baked bread at True Grain.

Hilary's Cheese

Hilary’s wife Patty gave us a tasting of their Valley Blue, Red Dawn and You Boo Blue. We learned a bit about the blue cheese making process and the differences between cow and goat’s milk. We also sampled some delicious goat cheese curds. Hilary’s deli is open for lunch daily with homemade soup and sandwich specials as well as a nice selection of local products for sale in the shop portion.

Hilary's Cheese

Cowichan Bay Village is a where all from the valley is showcased, from the mountains across the bay to the blue goat cheese on our plates.

Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre

Stop in for some oysters, a glass of wine, or just to hang out on the dock with an ice cream enjoying the scenery.

I recently toured the South East portion of Vancouver Island with Tourism BC. You can read all of my posts from the trip under the tag: ‘Cowichan‘.

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4 comments

  1. Allyson says:

    I’m drooling now, just from that picture of cheese. I definitely think a trip to Cowichan is in order now!

  2. photodreamz says:

    Have you tried cherry point winery? The blackberry port is the bomb.

  3. It’s beautiful to see the floating homes. We have quite a few in Seattle, too, a great waterfront lifestyle.

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