Archive for the category "vancouver island"

Fairburn Farm

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As our little tour van rolled up the dusty gravel road toward Fairburn Farm, I knew we would be in for a treat. I hopped out and had to let the scenery soak in a bit. We stood in front of a lovely farm house surrounded by pastures, mountains, and lush green hues that sprouted […]

Cowichan Bay Village

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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. I was guided over to the maritime centre to get some shots and it just […]

Cowichan Bay History

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A young Keira in her Cowichan sweater The last time I was in the Cowichan Bay area, I was playing high school rugby. Since I’m spending so much time here this week I thought it would be neat to share some of the history of this area. The Cowichan Valley is between Victoria and Nanaimo […]

Vancouver Island Getaway with Tourism BC

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I took a Harbour Air plane over to Victoria to spend a few days exploring the Island and all of its wonderful offerings alongside Tourism BC. If you haven’t done the sea-plane thing to the Island I highly recommend it. The Harbour Air flight was great (and they have wifi in both terminals) […]

Blogathon 2009 – Emily Carr

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Post #23 of #49 – Over the next 24 hours I will be raising funds for the Union Gospel Mission during Blogathon 2009 by writing a blog post every 30 minutes. Please consider donating to my cause to keep my going until 6am PT July 26th. The following is a guest post, contributed by Keira-Anne […]

The Landing at Pacific Shores – Girls Island Getaway

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For our final meal of our Girls Getaway last week, Keira and I were treated to dinner at The Landing West Coast Grill over at the Pacific Shores Resort & Spa. One of the best things about Parksville, aside from the endless beaches and glorious sunsets, is the resorts. I remembered spotting Pacific Shores from […]