Tag Archives: Royal Roads

Fomento Three

The 300m long Fomento Three anchored off Victoria

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HL Shinboryeong

The bulk carrier HL Shinboryeong anchored off Royal Roads

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Royal Roads – Meteorological Station

The Meteorological Station at Royal Roads is a bit of a mystery for me, as it looks like it is no longer maintained and would be incapable of collecting meteorological data. Although the station is situated on the shore of … Continue reading

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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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Royal Roads – just part of the story…

The history of the Royal Canadian Navy goes back further than 1969 at Royal Roads – sometimes an image is just part of the story…

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Birds – Hatley Castle

These birds were determined to get into the images I shot at at Royal Roads…

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Pink – Hatley Castle

A splash of pink on the grounds of Hatley Castle at Royal Roads

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Oh Canada…

Maple Leaf – Royal Roads

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Royal Roads – Hatley Castle

In 1906 James Dunsmuir commissioned Canadian architect Samuel Maclure to build a 40-room mansion on their estate “Hatley Park”. The building is 200 feet long and 86 feet wide; the turret is 82 feet high. Local stone, and sandstone from … Continue reading

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Royal Roads – the museum

The museum underneath Hatley Castle at Royal Roads

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