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Among the Eagles

All photos taken on May 20, 2022. After days where we barely saw any eagles, today was another motherlode as we walked down by Port San Juan. It was like they were showing what we would be missing when we left. Among the Eagles © Looking on in awe we cannot believe our eyes. AmongContinue reading “Among the Eagles”

Port Renfrew Farewell

All photos taken on May 20, 2022. I know what you’re thinking!. This is the longest goodbye ever!!!! Apologies, this last day down by the water was just to beautiful to ignore. Port Renfrew Farewell © Sad to be going, of that you can be certain. Port Renfrew farewell. Trip #1 Benji Walk The dayContinue reading “Port Renfrew Farewell”

Benji Bye Bye

All photos taken on May 20, 2022. Benji, the Wonder Dog here. Somethin’s goin’ on today. I just can’t quite put my paw on it, but I sense a bit of stress and sadness. First, my pack seemed to be quieter, more wistful and a bit distracted. Oh yeah, I got my walk from myContinue reading “Benji Bye Bye”

Dawning on Us

All photos taken on May 20, 2022. One last chance to take in the morning scene. How lucky were we? Coffee made and in hand, I head out to enjoy one last look. We had enjoyed our stay in the Salty Dog in Port Renfrew. View from our deck Another hiker heads across Port SanContinue reading “Dawning on Us”

S’mores & S’unset

All photos taken on May 19, 2022. What better way to end the perfect day than with S’mores on the back deck and then a walk down to the inlet to watch the sun set. After all, we had brought the roasting sticks from home, we had marshmallows, chocolate and biscuits left and a backContinue reading “S’mores & S’unset”

Benji Shines

All photos taken on May 19, 2022. Hey readers! Benji, the Most Excellent Wonder Dog here. Why Most Excellent, you ask? Well, Sit and Stay, then, if you Beg Pretty, Roll Over and Play Dead, I’ll tell you my tail. Yeah I spelt it my way. Take it up with my agent, if you haveContinue reading “Benji Shines”

En-Raptor-ed

All photos taken on May 19, 2022. When we were planning our stay at Port Renfrew, Patty was giddy with excitement for me. She said, “Now you will get lots of photos of eagles.” I was excited too, to tell the truth. I saw an eagle flying by our ferry when crossing to the IslandContinue reading “En-Raptor-ed”

Sombrio Beach Daydreaming

All photos taken May 19, 2022. After retracing our steps across the bridge, we again turned right and soon found ourselves down at a gorgeous beach. Others were there, but the beach was not crowded in any sense of the word. We all agreed we could sit here for a while and contemplate our dayContinue reading “Sombrio Beach Daydreaming”

Sombrio Beach Hike

All photos taken on May 19, 2022. As we drove back out of Parkinson Creek to the chorus of HOLE! the question of what to do next was put to the group. B had another hike in mind, but was Patty up to it and was anyone else interested. Nobody had made a decision byContinue reading “Sombrio Beach Hike”

On the Rocks

All photos taken on May 19, 2022. As we popped out onto the beach from the Parkinson Creek to Beach trail, we saw why our efforts to hike the trail were more than worth it. The sunny blue skies and the azure seas were in total harmony with the grey rock beach. It was jawContinue reading “On the Rocks”