Tag Archives: Vancouver Island

Courtenay Air Park

Located behind the Comox Valley Tourism information centre on Cliffe Road, a 2.7 KM paved section of the Courtenay River Walkway loops around the Courtenay Air Park. Public washrooms are available at the Park Cafe between the marina and the … Continue reading

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Little Qualicum Falls – video

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Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park

Located off Tofino Highway 14 km west of Parksville on south central Vancouver Island, Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park straddles the scenic Little Qualicum River, where impressive waterfalls cascade and plummet down a rocky gorge in a beautiful forest setting. … Continue reading

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The big picture – a fallen giant

This Douglas Fir at Cathedral Grove is huge. Pretty much the only way to show it to you is with a Virtual Reality panoramic image… 180° Flash 1.68 MB 180° Quick Time 1.39 MB

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Tall trees, small monkey

My little buddy Railway Monkey took a trip to MacMillan Provincial Park to visit Cathedral Grove. Located in MacMillan Provincial Park, Cathedral Grove is one of the most accessible stands of giant Douglas fir trees on Vancouver Island. Visitors can … Continue reading

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Tall trees

A grey scale look at the trees in Cathedral Gove in MacMillan Provincial Park.

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Courtenay Riverway

Running between the Courtenay and District Museum and the Courtenay Estuary, the 5 km long Courtenay Riverway highlights the Courtenay River’s importance to the development of the Comox Valley, and its use as a major trade route. Starting at the … Continue reading

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My first house

Things change – no matter how much I would like some things to stay true to my memories, some things do change. 2nd Street is now a one way street – you can’t turn onto it from Cliffe Avenue, which … Continue reading

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A bit of wood and stone…

When the old Courtenay BC City Hall was destroyed by fire in 1995 the city relocated next door to the current building at 830 Cliffe Avenue, first renting and then buying the facility. The thought at the time was that … Continue reading

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