Monthly Archives: June 2011

Vacation 2011: Day Six

Not too much to write about tonight.  We spent the bulk of the day in East Sooke Regional Park, checking out a couple of different trails.  The highlight was the hike out to the viewpoint overlooking Secretary Island in the … Continue reading

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Vacation 2011: Day Five

OK, fine, I’ll admit it — I’m hurting!  I had no idea a simple hike up a 500m hill could result in me feeling so sore, but today I am stiff and not moving as well as I should be.  … Continue reading

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Vacation 2011: Day Four

My plans for an early morning hike up Mount Manuel Quimper changed somewhat — I did not get started as early as expected.  Shirley opted to come along with Tucker and I as well, so the three of us set … Continue reading

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Vacation 2011: Day Three

Today was our first day of vacation that didn’t involve a lot of driving.  We figured today would be a pretty casual day with few plans.  We took our time getting out of bed and also took some time to … Continue reading

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Vacation 2011: Day Two

We departed Kamloops and continued our westward trip.  We had a bit of a schedule today, as we needed to be at the ferry terminal around 13:00 to catch our 14:00 ferry departure to the island.  I spent a lot … Continue reading

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Vacation 2011: Day One

I was apprehensive about vacation this year, only because we hadn’t had a chance to give the trailer a proper shakedown cruise before heading out on the highway.  Never mind a “proper” shakedown, the trailer hadn’t turned a wheel since … Continue reading

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