Tag Archives: Highway 19A

Rosewall dry land log sort

BCF Rosewall Log Sort – Mud Bay Mud Bay is a shallow water muddy bay on Baynes Sound, between Union Bay and Fanny Bay. It was a flag stop when the E&N passenger service ran and was once serviced to … Continue reading

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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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The march of the turkeys

I spotted this rafter of turkeys (yes, that’s the term) having a grand time out in the sun, so I stopped to take a few shots of (not at) them. Then they headed down the highway…

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Black Creek Barn

A barnyard scene, complete with sheep and ducks

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