Category Archives: Esquimalt

Along the rails – Esquimalt

A look along the E&N Rail Trail as it passes the Esquimalt Graving Dock Related Posts:The view from View RoyalE&N Rail Yard VictoriaFleming Beach – rock climbingNaden Band

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Saxe Point Park

The Coho and the Olympics as viewed from Saxe Point Park – Esquimalt Looking toward HMC Dockyard Esquimalt and the West Shore area Related Posts:Work Point – C BatteryThe old and the new – Work PointWork Point deerThe view from … Continue reading

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The old and the new – Work Point

A bit of Work Point at night. Standing in front of the building #1020, the administration building # 1020, built in 1918, and across the old parade square from building #1372, the new accommodations complex, the Admiral Sir Charles E. … Continue reading

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Cruise ships at night

Three in a row at Ogden Point – Victoria Cruise Ship Terminal And viewed across the harbour from Work Point – CFB Esquimalt Related Posts:Victoria – a trio of cruise shipsWork Point – C BatteryOgden Point – choicesVictoria – by … Continue reading

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Work Point – C Battery

There is an amazing and ever changing view of Ogden Point and Camel Point across from Work Point, a former home of the Canadian Army, and now part of CFB Esquimalt. In 1888 the Dominion Government formed C Battery, Canadian … Continue reading

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Work Point deer

I was not alone during an early morning walk at behind the old Headquarters building at Work Point – bucks, does and fawns having their breakfast in the rain. Related Posts:The old and the new – Work PointWork Point – … Continue reading

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Fisgard Light

Fisgard Light National Historic Site The 14.6 m (48 ft) Fisgard Light was built by the British in 1860 as a beacon for the British Royal Navy’s Pacific Squadron. It was named after HMS Fisgard, a British Navy ship that … Continue reading

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The view from View Royal

Looking toward the Esquimalt dockyard from Tovey Bay in View Royal Related Posts:Craigflower Manor National Historic Site of CanadaCraigflower BridgeFisgard LightNot your normal view – HMCS Quadra

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Royal Roads – onto the lagoon

Some of the best views of the Coburg Peninsula and the Esquimalt Lagoon can be had from behind the Royal Roads boat house – it’s a rather sad area though to see the once busy docks that were full of … Continue reading

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Fleming Beach – rock climbing

Esquimalt’s Fleming Beach at Macaulay Point is a popular spot for a bit of urban rock climbing practice Related Posts:YellowCampbell River – the big rockMan Made LakeBeach Treasures

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