Bridge over Troubled Water (Landscape)


Bridge over Troubled Water (Landscape). Took a short hike today down the otherside of Witty's Lagoon trail, it was quite nice and I got a few water falls out of it. This particular one was captivating, and I ended up spending 20-30 minutes crawling around on the rocks and logs at the bottm. Managed to avoid a soaker as well!.
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Bridge over Troubled Water (Portrait)


Bridge over Troubled Water (Portrait). Took a short hike today down the otherside of Witty's Lagoon trail, it was quite nice and I got a few water falls out of it. This particular one was captivating, and I ended up spending 20-30 minutes crawling around on the rocks and logs at the bottm. Managed to avoid a soaker as well!.
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8 Maids a Milking


8 Maids a Milking. The Buchart Gardens really does a magical transformation of their gardens into a Christmas wonderland this time of year. So much so that the park is more packed after 5pm than it is before. For the kids, they have a scavenger hunt to find the 12 days of Christmas. I thought the "8 maids a milking" looked pretty ghostly under the tree branches. What are your thoughts?.
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Token Red Tree


Token Red Tree. Ah the fall colours in BC, the ever-green province. One thing I miss from living in Ontario is the plethora of fall colours. But here in BC you get the ocean, and a single red tree with a crisp breeze (not pictured ;o) ) to indicate fall.
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Square Junction


Square Junction. Again at the Forest Discovery Centre this steam engine caught my attention. Engine #25 was never really far away on this figure-eight track with this square junction right in the middle..
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Ready for the Wedding


Ready for the Wedding. Inside of Hatley castle there are some gardens, and low and behond a place for poeple to get married. This walkway veranda was pretty awesome. Who wouldn't want to get married here?.
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Steel and Steam vs Wood and Green


Steel and Steam vs Wood and Green. Today we visited the BC Forest Discovery Centre, which featured a steam engine that we got to ride on. I personally enjoyed trying to capture it as it cut through the green forestry. Star Wars, the original series, had natural colours as "good" (The Rebels) and hard metal colours as bad (The Empire). Kind of the same here. Which is good and which is evil to you? Or is it just a train?.
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Hatley from the Gardens


Hatley from the Gardens. Hately Castle is one of the coolest landmarks in Victoria. Technically it's in Colwood, but it's appeared on many different movies, my favourites being X-Men with Xavier's School for the Gifted, or Deadpool. Today we ventured into the manicured gardens off to the side of the castle and got a brilliant view. I thought it best to share..
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Poison Jungle


Poison Jungle. Again at Butterfly gardens, they have a very small poisonus frog exhibit. This little guy was perfectly squatted in the jungle floor waiting for me to touch him, which of course I couldn't through the glass. But I did manage to capture this little gem through the glass..
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I See You


I See You. Visited the Butterfly Gardens here in Victoria and this parrot became very friendly. So much that it was sitting on my wife's arm for a bit. I believe he flew down and landed on the bench next to us, looked right at me, and said "you better snap these pics.". Either that or he said "hold my beer". I can't decided..
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The Running Trail


The Running Trail. A few weekends ago, I took my GoPro with me on a run through the woods. As I came up a hill the sun had finally come out and was coming through the trees. I absolutely love running on this trail in Thetis Lake Regional Park..
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Hidden Oasis


Hidden Oasis. Reviewed some of my shots from Hawaii tonight, and stumbled across this GoPro shot as we were leaving this little oasis in the Bamboo Forest just off the road to Hana. We ended up swimming here and I spent some time climbing on the rocks under the waterfall. Super fun times, glad I looked over my shoulder as I was leaving..
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