Monthly Archives: March 2013

Easter Babies

If you’re thinking Easter you might be thinking baby chicks and baby bunnies. In Secret Cove your more likely to find millions of baby star fish.

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There are clusters of baby starfish everywhere, like these groupings just below the Rockwater Resort.

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Sometimes there’s a bit of a renegade who doesn’t fit in with the group, and strikes out on his own.

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Soames Hill

A 30 to 60 minute hike to the summit, depending upon your stops to take in the cliff edge views.

Impressive second growth forest trails lead to some great vistas: How Sound, Georgia Strait, Keats Island, Bowen Island and Vancouver Island.

Soames Hill from the Gibsons wharf.

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Through the Forest…..

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up the hill … Many, many, many steps

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Keats Island

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Gibson’s Harbour….

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Garden Bay Brekkie

Breakfast at Laverne’s
Just a few steps from the dock in Hospital Bay

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The view of Hospital Bay is kitschy and kozy

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A well marked path is good to find
Especially when it marks the route to the pub across the street in Garden Bay

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Twin Bridges
If a only all pub routes had this kind of infrastructure

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A difficult choice marks the end of the trail…

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Cute as bug’s ear

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Cute as a bug’s ear! Isn’t that what a flaky real estate agent might write about this little beach?

At any rate this little pocket beach is just a “stone’s throw” from the Halfmoon Bay General Store. It was great for sitting on log or playing in the sand on this great spring day. Q