Tag Archives: Courtenay

Royston’s Seaside Walk offers beautiful views, wildlife, history

It’s amazing what can be accomplished in the tiniest of communities, as we discovered recently on a trip to the hamlet of Royston, just south of Courtenay. The settlement is home to just over 1,500 residents – and to a … Continue reading

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Fanny Bay’s Wacky Woods gets curiouser and curiouser

            It just kept getting curiouser and curiouser.  Every turn and trail diversion offered up more amazing bits and pieces, some politically motivated, others just observations of life. All of which made me wish, fervently, that I had had a … Continue reading

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Royston Roasting Company offers great coffee, good food and good cheer

It’s not very big, and it certainly ain’t fancy. The feature that drew us there in the first place is housed in the basement, and the place itself is set back off the road so you have to look for … Continue reading

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bisque – another hidden treasure in Courtenay

I don’t know what it is about Courtenay, but it seems that all of this town’s best restaurants are tucked away on obscure side streets or in little strip malls.  We found another one just recently – a small, unpretentious … Continue reading

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