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Parksville’s Little Mountain offers spectacular views

     Little Mountain near Parksville is one of those local secrets that can be easily missed if one isn’t paying attention or seeking out a particular hiking opportunity. Nestled in the heart of the Errington/Parksville area, Little Mountain offers spectacular … Continue reading

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Coombs’ Coastal Carvings Fine Art Gallery features diverse contributions from First Nations artisans

  The collection of buildings and businesses that comprise the tiny community of Coombs these days is diverse, to say the least.  Most folks head for the famous Coombs Market, better known these days as Goats on the Roof. But … Continue reading

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Cuckoo Trattoria brings a little bit of Italy to Coombs

Mamma mia! Who would expect to find a beautiful trattoria on the backside of the Old Country Market (best known these days as Goats on the Roof) in the tiny-and-kind-of-wild settlement of Coombs? Cuckoo Trattoria and Pizzeria has been serving … Continue reading

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