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All photos taken on May 21, 2022. We had arrived in Victoria yesterday right at supper time and arrived at Grampa’s place bearing take out Italian food. While the food may have been fine, if dining in, it suffered in transport and not as good as the usual favourite Italian Restaurant in Victoria, Il Terrazzo.Continue reading “Turf”

Shore Lunch

All photos taken on May 20, 2022. Today, we were leaving Port Renfrew and heading to Nanaimo to drop K and Benji for the ferry back to Vancouver, then the remaining 3 of us were going to Victoria to visit Pat’s Dad. It was a journey of some 3 1/2 hours all told, so weContinue reading “Shore Lunch”

Nanaimo Interlude

All photos taken on May 16, 2022. We were last here on July 22, 2021, but here is the scoop on this small city. Nanaimo is a city on the East coast of Vancouver Island, with a population of around 105,000 in the metro area. The name Nanaimo is an anglicized pronunciation of the nameContinue reading “Nanaimo Interlude”

Bagel Breakfast with a View

All photos taken on May 15, 2022. Today would be our last full day in Vancouver on this trip. Tomorrow, we were off to Vancouver Island for 8 days. We still had some hunting and gathering to do for groceries for our stay in Port Renfrew. We thought bagels would be a good breakfast ideaContinue reading “Bagel Breakfast with a View”

the Great Pie Caper

All photos taken on May 14, 2022. No trip to Vancouver is ever complete without a trip to Tartine Bread and Pies on Beach Avenue for a whole sour cherry pie. As if we had not walked far enough today, we volunteered to pick up the pie and bring the supper B & K hadContinue reading “the Great Pie Caper”

End of an Era

Photos taken on a variety of dates. It is indeed a sad day and the end of an era. After 18 years in business on Whyte Avenue, our favourite restaurant, Langano Skies (Ethiopian cuisine) closed their doors to guests on June 19/22. To say this was our favourite Edmonton restaurant, is an understatement. Dining hereContinue reading “End of an Era”

Go Fish

All photos taken January 28, 2022. On this day, we had some errands to run, using our car. Now, driving in Vancouver’s busy downtown traffic can be a challenge for many visitors and I must admit to not being the exception. I do not like driving in Vancouver, but with two GPS units and twoContinue reading “Go Fish”