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Sooke Region Museum yields up intriguing history of Island’s southwest coast

Who knew?  We certainly had no idea that there had been a minor gold rush on Vancouver Island. And, while I was very aware of the Graveyard of the Pacific, where hundreds of ships foundered and many lives were lost, … Continue reading

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Wild Mountain Food & Drink serves up the best of the west coast

  We had one of the best restaurant recommendations ever back in the late Spring, when we were travelling on the southwest coast of the Island.  Our bed and breakfast hostess had suggested we try Wild Mountain Food and Drink … Continue reading

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Whiffen Spit offers an easy waterfront walk in serene setting

You can make some interesting discoveries when you are dawdling along on your way to somewhere else, which is exactly what happened to us a while back when we were heading for a bed and breakfast in Sooke, on the … Continue reading

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Pacific Marine Circle Route offers a wealth of experiences

The Pacific Marine Circle Route is one of the lesser-known – but nonetheless very worthwhile – adventures within easy reach on the Island.  There are activities for all ages and levels of ability, including wheelchair access. There are lots of … Continue reading

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