Month: March 2011

Tartan Day in Victoria

Though he had been born in Glasgow in the early 1950s, my father immigrated with his family from Scotland several years later and brought their Scottish pride to the Comox Valley. Each year, my grandfather’s smiling face was… Read More

Island Profile: Ucluelet Blowhole

Weeks ago as I researched unique and interesting things to do in Ucluelet, I came across stories of a supposed blowhole on one of Ukee’s isolated stretches of shoreline. Always looking for adventure, we zipped up our rain… Read More

Ancient Cedars Spa At The Wickaninnish Inn

Though words such as restful, tranquil and relaxing are sentiments that may come to mind in describing the average spa experience, none of them seem to suffice when regarding the Ancient Cedars Spa. Located at the bottom of… Read More

VIB Islander Afterdark Invitational

Visitors to Mount Washington this weekend are in for an unreal evening on Saturday, March 5th. When the sun goes down, the boarders get amped as the eighth annual VIB Islander Afterdark Invitational promises nothing short of an… Read More

Oceanside Opulence At Black Rock Resort

Staying at Black Rock Resort on Vancouver Island’s west coast. While many may head north when greeted by the Highway 4 junction, turning the wheels south instead will find you at one of Vancouver Island’s most elegant and… Read More