Mmmm! An Alluring Bouquet!

Follow us on Facebook! Wine talk is lost on most people. Mention of nose and palate can be Greek to the average wine drinker. Knowledge of wines takes some time and study. I confess to knowing very little about wines except a very subjective, “Mmmm that tastes good,” or “Nah!  Don’t care for that one.” But after […]

Fabulous Butchart Gardens

Follow us on Facebook! We first visited the Butchart Gardens on our honeymoon in August of 1981, almost 35 years ago. We have been back once or twice since, but it has been quite a while. This past weekend we visited once more. And it is as gorgeous as ever with many new amenities added. The amazing Sunken […]

Photo Gallery: The Kinsol Trestle

Follow us on Facebook! Here are some additional photos of the Kinsol Trestle. The Kinsol Trestle spans a salmon spawning river in rural Vancouver Island. Looking down at the river below from the top of the bridge The Koksilah River The Kinsol Trestle The trestle is a truly massive structure, one of the largest trestles in […]

The Historic Kinsol Trestle

Follow us on Facebook! If you’re a railroad buff and visiting Vancouver Island, you might want to check out the historic Kinsol Trestle. It is a restored railroad trestle on the old abandoned CN Rail line and now part of the Trans Canada Trail. The trestle is truly a marvel to see. The largest railroad trestle in […]