Rocky Defender – Port of Nanaimo

Rocky Defender positioning log booms for longshoreman that are assembling logs into packets that will be hoisted and stacked on a cargo ship.

Rocky Defender positioning log booms for longshoreman that are assembling logs into packets that will be hoisted and stacked on a cargo ship.

Rocky Defender positioning log booms for longshoreman that are assembling logs into packets that will be hoisted and stacked on a cargo ship.

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Log booming – Port of Nanaimo

Nanaimo longshoreman assembling logs into packets that will be hoisted and stacked on a cargo ship.

Nanaimo longshoreman assembling logs into packets that will be hoisted and stacked on a cargo ship.

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Inlet Royal and Rocky Defender positioning log booms

Inlet Royal and Rocky Defender positioning log booms

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Point Holmes – just a bird on the beach

A bird looking for something to eat on the beach at Point Holmes

A bird looking for something to eat on the beach at Point Holmes

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A moment in time at Point Holmes

A low tide combined with clouds and snow on the mountains – beautiful

A low tide combined with clouds and snow on the mountains – beautiful

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Canada through the windshield…

A moment in time driving past Savona on BC Highway 1. Dry as dirt, hot as heck, and stunningly beautiful...

A moment in time driving through Keremeos on BC Highway 3A. Dry as dirt, hot as heck, and the stunningly beautiful K Mountain…

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Tide Bandit

The fishing boat Tide Bandit in Parkers Cove

The fishing boat Tide Bandit in Parkers Cove

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The barns of Nova Scotia

A snowy winter day at one of the barns of Nova Scotia – Annapolis Valley

A snowy winter day at one of the barns of Nova Scotia – Annapolis Valley

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The barns of Nova Scotia

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A snowy winter day at one of the barns (and farms) of Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia Lighthouse – Hampton

Hampton Lighhouse – above Chute Cove and Hampton Beach

Hampton Lighthouse – above Chute Cove and Hampton Beach

The Hampton Lighthouse was built and first lit in 1911. In 2001, it was transferred from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) to the Hampton Lighthouse Society. Hampton is the second light in Canada to be passed over for $1.00 under the 96-1 Directive.

  • Tower height:  033ft feet.
  • Light height:  069ft feet.
  • Light range:  11 miles.
  • Light characteristic:  Fixed White (1992)
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BC Ferries – Langdale

Waiting for a ferry at the BC Ferries terminal in Langdale

Waiting for a ferry at the BC Ferries terminal in Langdale

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