Butchart

Butchart, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Tuesday afternoon we headed to what is probably considered to be one of the main attractions near Victoria, Butchart Gardens. Only Karen had been there before, and she’d not seen it in bloom, so it was sort of a new experience for all of us.

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The Bear

The Bear, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. There’d been signs saying there were black bears in the area along the Juan de Fuca trail and that you should use caution… and, if you happened to encounter one, what you should do. We read them, and hoped we didn’t have to use them. On our hike upContinue reading “The Bear”

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Driftwood

Driftwood, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Monday, during our drive up and around parts of Vancouver Island North of Victoria, we stopped briefly at a beach who’s name I can’t remember. It was pretty cool actually. Hardly anyone on it. Loads of stakes out attached to what we imaged to be some sort of lobster pots,Continue reading “Driftwood”

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Malahat Lookout

Malahat Lookout, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Monday we decided to once again head out to the wilderness. Our first stop, Malahat Lookout. From here you get a pretty great view to the east. Far off in the distance is San Juan Island, Washington, U.S.A.

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Calla Lily, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Taken at Butchart Gardens, Vancouver Island, B.C. This is my first photo not taken on the day I’m posting it. I actually took this on June 24.  Ah well, it happens. I was on vacation. What’s a girl to do. Taken with the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT.

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