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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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Port Alberni’s Hole in the Wall a unique, little-known treasure

For all the time I have spent in the Alberni Valley over the past forty years I had never heard of the Hole in the Wall until this past summer, when it began popping up on various internet connections that … Continue reading

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Simple pleasures to be found at Rosewall Creek

We recently spent a couple of hours exploring the wonders of Rosewall Creek Provincial Park, a pristine 54 hectares (133 acres) of hemlock and big leaf maple forest that slices east-west below the Island Highway just south of Fanny Bay. … Continue reading

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