Archive for the category "vancouver island"

Coombs Market on Vancouver Island

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We stopped off at the Coombs Market this morning before we said goodbye to Vancouver Island. Coombs is just 37 kms north of Nanaimo and the market is a great place to stop during an Island day trip, weekend, or getaway. For those who have heard of, or been to, Coombs you’ll probably associate it […]

Comox Valley Photowalking

Comments 14 by Rebecca Bollwitt

While John was called away to the Okanagan this weekend, I had to stay behind and finish up some work for our company. Luckily, by the time 4:00pm rolled around I was able to pack up for the weekend and join a certain Island girl for a ferry ride back to her hometown. Today we […]

Miss604 Poll: Magnificent Mt. Washington

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Contrary to popular belief, Mount Washington is not in America. Photo credit: Keira-Anne on Flickr I’ve heard the rumours and I have to say, they’re all true. From the Hawk 6ix Pack (and the Hawk Dog Stand) to the Rainbow Rollers, I got my butt kicked by Mt. Washington today and I pretty much loved […]

Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday we drove around the southernmost tip of Vancouver Island, surveying storm damage from the night before and witnessing towering waves crashing on shore and showering roads and pathways with debris. It was the first big storm of the season and being that we were on the Island, we were pretty concerned about our passage […]

Best Island Life in North America

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

In honour of Keira heading to her hometown today on Vancouver Island (and Alanah who we want to import for the hockey season) I thought I would post about this little tid bit that we should all be proud of. Travel + Leisure’s 2007 readers survey identified Vancouver Island as the best island in Canada […]