Tag Archives: Sooke to Port Renfrew

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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Middle of nowhere at Port Renfrew’s Soule Creek Lodge

No television.  No phones in the rooms. No traffic noise.  No fun?  Heavens, no! It was all the ‘nos’ that made us fall in love with Soule Creek Lodge in Port Renfrew, and a whole bunch of positives. We stayed … Continue reading

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French and Sandcut Beaches – two different experiences

Back to the beaches!  With the amazing weather we have been having over the past few months beaches tend to be a natural draw for us.  So, it’s a happy thing that there are so many of them here on … Continue reading

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Sombrio Beach offers ethereal beauty and interesting history

  There is an ethereal beauty to Sombrio Beach.  Perhaps it is the salt spray and ever-pounding surf, or the endless miles of cobble beach, the waterfalls and caves, the never-ending horizon that looks out to the wild Pacific.  Or … Continue reading

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