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Travel Blogs from Sooke
... to catch the ferry over to Schwartz Bay.
The weather was incredible a warm and sunny 22 degrees. The ferry ride was pretty uneventful but had some spectacular views as we passed by some of the smaller islands that surround Vancouver Island. After leaving the Ferry we were on our way to Mystic Beach along the west coast of the island. However, Mystic Beach was very magical and pulled a disappearing act on us. We were unable to find it so we continued on to Sombrio ...
Monday we unfortunately could not locate the track to the seal colony from Parkinson's creek so instead satisfied ourselves by following the 2.5 km botanical loop which included Botany Bay and Botanical Beach. We were there at low tide so wandered the many tidal rock pools viewing many creatures of the deep including a green sea anemone. We did not need to catch our dinner as we were able ...
... views of the harbour, a four poster bed for Smoothie and I that needed a little step stool to climb into! Ahhhhhhhhh We spent the afternoon exploring the town and enjoying the facilities of our hotel. Lunch was hotdogs and sodas! Smoothie arranged a room service meal for the boys and took me to an Oyster Bar for dinner. We tried 10 different varieties of Oyster! I didn't even know there was more than 2! Yummy! Victoria is a beautiful township I would ...
... I was getting tired from all the driving. I decided to start heading back to Jasper and on my way back I came across a black bear crossing the road. It was too far ahead for me to have been able to get a good picture, so it'll just have to remain as a mental note. I skipped a canyon lookout on my way to Lake Louise, so I stopped in on my way back through. Mistaya Canyon was just as deep as the others I'd come across, but not as long. From there ...
Made it to the airport with out issue... In true Work fashion we were early (slight overestimation of the Colwood crawl). We checked our bags, met our first happy security agent (nice to hear him crack a joke) and settled in for some trip planning at gate 10! We will check in again once soon. So far so ...