Victoria, British Columbia to Upper Vaughan, Nova Scotia

Victoria – Early Morning Run I started my last day in British Columbia with a 5km run. I wasn’t sure of the area. As I started out, I was happy to stumble across a trail – which shouldn’t have surprised me – walking trails are a common feature of the varied locations I visited on…

British Columbia’s Capital City – Victoria, Vancouver Island

For One Night Only My flight home to Nova Scotia departed from Victoria International Airport. Michael and I arrived in Victoria the day before my flight – to spend a night there. We arrived around 3:00pm in the afternoon, checked in… then departed to run a few errands and see some sights. It was a…

Ripple Rock Trail – Vancouver Island, British Columbia

The Story of Ripple Rock Ripple Rock, or “Old Rip” as it was called – was one of the most “notorious marine hazards in North America”. The twin-peaked rock in Seymour Narrows took many ships and lives. In 1958, the largest man-made, non-nuclear explosion in history removed the rock, allowing for safe passage. The Trail…