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Black and White at Gowlland Point – Pender Island, BC, Canada

I thought I would continue with the black and white theme of the previous post. We often visit Brooks point (in the previous post) and Gowlland Point on the same days as they are so close to each other and … Continue reading

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Magic Sky Over Magic Lake – Pender Island, British Columbia, Canada

This was a truly magical sunrise over Magic Lake on Pender Island (BC, Canada). We were rushing to catch the morning ferry knowing we could lose our reservation if we didn’t make it in time. I looked out my window … Continue reading

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View from North Pender

We recently had a rainy time on the island. The day we arrived it was blowing a gale (literally….Environment Canada had the warning up and everything!) and we had periods with rain dashing down. The travel and weather had clearly … Continue reading

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Wet!

Wet is the only way to describe our youngest when he is on the beach. No matter the time of year, or how cold the water is, in the water he goes. First the shoes get wet, then he wanders … Continue reading

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The Launch

One of the things our children love about time on the island is how unstructured their time is. They don’t have to be anywhere for a certain time or be doing a certain thing. We spend a lot of time … Continue reading

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Bricky Bay, Pender Island

Bricky Bay is an interesting beach at the very top of North Pender Island. In the past it was the site of a brick factory. Even though the factory is long gone the beach is still scattered with souvenirs of the past. Our … Continue reading

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Winter at Peter Cove South – Pender Island, BC, Canada

Peter Cove South is a quiet little spot that we walk to often.  It is a driftwood ringed cove in the Trincomali area of North Pender. We always seem to have the rock beach to ourselves. Our children love scrambling over the driftwood … Continue reading

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