Tag Archives: Fanny Bay

Fanny Bay oyster boat

One of the many oyster boats that work in Fanny Bay

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Vanishing Vancouver Island – the Island Highway

Despite being able to travel between Campbell River and Nanaimo while legally driving at 120 kmh on the Inland Island Highway (Highway 19), I often travel on parts of the Island Highway (Highway 19A) – especially between Courtenay and Fanny … Continue reading

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A moment in the bay

An oyster boat moored in Fanny Bay

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Not your normal view – the fish boat

C20563BC, an oyster boat owned by Mac’s Oysters Ltd. in Fanny Bay

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Fanny Bay Mac

Fanny Bay Mac on the marine grid in Fanny Bay

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An oyster in my hand

Fanny Bay – just an oyster…

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Oysters

Oysters in an oyster bed at low tide – Fanny Bay

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On The Beach

One of my favorite books is “On The Beach”, a 1957 post-apocalyptic novel written by British-Australian author Nevil Shute after he emigrated to Australia. Here’s my version of on the beach, with the mighty Delica, in Fanny Bay.

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Baynes Sound oyster boat

An oyster boat moored in Baynes Sound, off Denman Island

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MV Rhododendron

Not your normal of the MV Rhododendron – Fanny Bay Usually, when I’m heading out I drive through Fanny Bay without stopping, but most of the time I stop at the government wharf on the way home to see what’s … Continue reading

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