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Old 05-25-2007, 09:14 PM   #1
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My Commute Today. A Pictorial.

Every two weeks I take the ferry to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island to visit one of my buildings that is under construction. When it's sunny, like today, it's a beautiful trip. Well, to me, even when it's raining, it's still a beautiful trip. Anywho, I thought I'd take some snap shots so that all you folks who have never been to this part of the world can see what it's like here. They aren't the greatest because I only took my little point and shoot camera that I use on construction sites.
Here is the view as we approach Nanaimo:

Here's the scenery on the return trip to the Mainland. We pass several islands as we approach Horseshoe Bay (the North Shore of Vancouver, where I live):


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Old 05-25-2007, 09:16 PM   #2
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I am officially jealous. That is a nice commute!

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Old 05-25-2007, 09:20 PM   #3
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Yeah, you've got it rough! Thanks for sharing those shots - they're gorgeous.
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Old 05-25-2007, 09:21 PM   #4
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Beautiful, wonderful. Thanks for the post!
You poor thing--all this and those gorgeous dogs, too.
And an Airstream! Good life or what?
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Old 05-25-2007, 09:26 PM   #5
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Beautiful! Thanks for sharing from a lovely corner of the world.

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Old 05-25-2007, 10:24 PM   #6
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This ought to get us up and heading out to the northwest! Thanks so much for thinking to post the shots ~G
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Old 05-25-2007, 10:55 PM   #7
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Really beautiful pictures. Just amazing all these beautiful spots in the world. Thanks so much for sharing.


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Old 05-25-2007, 10:55 PM   #8
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Thanks for the pics. I have been up that way (though I think it was cloudy because we couldn't see those mountains - wow!) and I think it's the most beautiful place I've ever seen - green trees and blue water. If everyone got a commute like that, they wouldn't mind going to work so much!

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Old 05-26-2007, 04:52 AM   #9
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Let's trade! How about my I-95 North to DC.
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Old 05-26-2007, 05:09 AM   #10
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Thanks for posting! The mountain range in the distance creates a stunning vista! Very nice!
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Old 05-26-2007, 05:22 AM   #11
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Great scenery. BC is a beautiful place as is most of the Northwest.

I am privilaged to live in Washington state. It is one of the most diverce states in the Union, much like BC is in Canada. It seems few people know this. The beauty a variety here is awsume to say the least. Those pics of the islands that are between BC and Washington remind me of the trips I have taken threw the San Juan's to visit friends. Anyone living is this part of the world is very lucky.
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Old 05-26-2007, 07:09 AM   #12
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Been there done that and want to again...

Yes, I have been on that ferry a couple of times....but way too long ago. I have cousins in BC. One lives in Victoia. Just beautiful. She takes a ferry to Vancouver to visit her ailing mum. But it is very expensive. Can you guess when we were there last if I told you the cost of the ferry ride with car was $4?

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Old 05-26-2007, 07:37 AM   #13
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That is absolutley beautiful! Thanks for sharing part of your day with us!

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Old 05-26-2007, 03:18 PM   #14
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Boy, those brought back good memories for me. Hubby and I took a 2 week tour of your beautiful area in August 2001. We were supposed to go in September but the tour was overbooked so they called and asked if we could change our plans. Glad we did - We would have been beginning our tour on September 11th.

All things happen for a reason.

Thanks for making my day ---- wonder where I put that photo album.....

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