365 Canadian Sights | Day 344: Universities Week – Royal Roads

Not all university campuses started out as a place of education, but any place can be adapted to fit them, essentially. A coal baron’s castle is the centrepiece to one of the countries newest universities. That’s just how it goes sometimes. To be fair, you probably don’t recognize it from a post-secondary pamphlet. More likely… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 344: Universities Week – Royal Roads

365 Canadian Sights | Day 296: Caves Week – Huson Caves/Atluck Creek

It’s time to talk about karst. Karst is a type of topography that is ideal for cave formation. It just so happens that Vancouver Island has a lot of it. I’ll hold back from nerding out too much, but t should be noted that it reacts to the elements a bit different than most topography, … Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 296: Caves Week – Huson Caves/Atluck Creek

365 Canadian Sights | Day 294: Caves Week – The Horne Lake Caves

Canada isn’t really known for it’s caving, but with a country this size, there are a few notable examples. Spelunking is not for everyone. We’ll just get that out of the way right away; a deep dark hole isn’t everyone’s idea of a good time or great sight. Myself, I find caves fascinating, though I… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 294: Caves Week – The Horne Lake Caves

365 Canadian Sights | Day 242: Wrecks Week – Canso Bomber Crash

One thing almost all plane wrecks have in common is that they’re in awkward spots. It’s a piece of WW2 history stuck in the backwoods of Vancouver Island. A plane that crashed 70-odd years ago is still a place of exploration. How the old Canso bomber has stayed intact for so long, who knows (scientists… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 242: Wrecks Week – Canso Bomber Crash

365 Canadian Sights | Day 229: Lakes Week – The Fairy Lake Tree

Lakes aren’t just about the water. So much of what makes a lake an interesting thing to photograph comes from the life around them. This might be the smallest sight to make the list, but it’s just so unusual and perfect I wanted to include it. It’s quite simple. In a lake one Vancouver Island’s… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 229: Lakes Week – The Fairy Lake Tree