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Great Circle Route

Great Circle Route

Vancouver Island Great Circle Route

I was up early with a plan of driving the Great Circle Route on Southern Vancouver Island. The Great Circle Route is typically heading out from Langford towards Sooke, BC on Hwy 14. Passing Sooke and along the west coast until reaching the tiny fishing town of Port Renfew. Continue reading →

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Mystic Beach

Mystic Beach

A beautiful day in May prompted a trip to Mystic Beach

A short drive out to the China Beach parking lot with Emily and the dogs on a busy May Long weekend and we were off to Mystic Beach. With a winding trail through the trees and over the roots for 2km its not the easiest hike. Multiple small stream crossings as well as a suspension bridge are part of the trail down to the beach. Continue reading →

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Vancouver Night Photos

Vancouver Night Photos

Photos from downtown Vancouver at Night

We took a spring trip to Vancouver to visit some family and Emily and I headed out to take a few photos on the one night we were in town. Thankfully it was a beautiful clear night and the Blue Hour light was beautiful. A slight wind kept the water from giving perfect reflections but you can’t win them all! Continue reading →

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Roche Cove Park Walk

Roche Cove Park Walk

Misty walk from Roche Cove to Matheson Lake

On a misty winters morning we took the dogs for a short hike. As old Axel dog is getting pretty slow we decided on something easy. We parked at Roche Cove in East Sooke and planned on walking the trail up to Matheson Lake. Continue reading →

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Cowichan Bay Sunrise

Cowichan Bay Sunrise

Cowichan Bay Estuary, Duncan BC

The salmon are still running so I made a trip up to Cowichan Bay to see if I would have better luck at finding some eagles. Early morning traffic was light as I raced the sun up and over the Malahat, fighting the urge to stop at the summit and shoot the brightening sky.

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Sooke Salmon Run

Sooke Salmon Run

Charters Creek, Sooke B.C

With the Salmon running and a stretch of nice weather I decided to go out Bald Eagle hunting, plus see whatever else was around during the salmon run in Sooke, BC.

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Skirt Mountain Sunrise

Skirt Mountain Sunrise

Next adventure on my Sunrise Series was to try to shoot from the top of a cliff on the side of Skirt Mountain, AKA Bear Mountain. Continue reading →

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Albert Head Lagoon Sunrise

Albert Head Lagoon Sunrise

Albert Head Lagoon, Metchosin BC

With the beautiful weather continuing I decided to head out again for another sunrise shoot at a different location. Waking up to a much clearer sky than yesterday at Esquimalt Lagoon I decided to head down to Albert Head Lagoon and see if I could get some decent shots with Victoria and Mount Baker in the background as the sun came up. Continue reading →

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Esquimalt Lagoon Sunrise

Esquimalt Lagoon Sunrise

Esquimalt Lagoon, Victoria, BC

With the absolutely stellar weather we’ve been having in Victoria, BC I decided to take advantage and shoot some sunrise photos down at the Esquimalt Lagoon. With the sun coming up at 7:20am it was also not a grueling morning to get up and at the beach before the sun rose. Continue reading →

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Zihuatanejo, Mexico Trip

Zihuatanejo, Mexico Trip

Zihua, Mexico

My father had been bugging me about coming down to visit him in Zihuatanejo, Mexico so Emily and I decided it was time to go down over Spring Break. Continue reading →

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Vancouver Island Motorsport Gathering

Vancouver Island Motorsport Gathering

Motor Gathering at the new Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit

Emily and I decided to travel up to the beautiful Cowichan Valley on a hot summers day to check out all the beautiful cars  Continue reading →

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Day 28 – Escalante to Hurricane

Day 28 – Escalante to Hurricane

Overland Camping Roadtrip Blog

Travel Day 28:

Total km driven to date: 6006km

Total km walked to date: 230.78km

Escalante, UT – Hurricane, UT

353km drive

6.5km on foot

                Loving the mountains of Utah, I was actually cold last night, it got down to 13* what a glorious change Continue reading →

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Day 27 – Dixie Nat Forest to Escalante

Day 27 – Dixie Nat Forest to Escalante

Overland Camping Roadtrip Blog

Travel Day 27:

Total km driven to date: 5653km

Total km walked to date: 224.28km

Dixie National Forest, UT – Escalante, UT

111km drive

10.69km on foot

                Today was one of those days that was really amazing for the difference of landscape over 111km. Continue reading →

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Day 24 – Willow Springs Rd to Caineville

Day 24 – Willow Springs Rd to Caineville

Overland Camping Roadtrip Blog

Travel Day 24:

Total km driven to date: 5472km

Total km walked to date: 200.8km

Willow Springs Rd, UT – Caineville, UT

550km drive

9.70km on foot

                Well last night was my first introduction to the heat of the desert, I was expecting it to cool of after dark, but it was still 34* by midnight in my camper, Continue reading →

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Day 22 – Grand Mesa to Manti-La Sal Nat Forest

Day 22 – Grand Mesa to Manti-La Sal Nat Forest

Overland Camping Roadtrip Blog

Travel Day 22:

Total km driven to date: 4742km

Total km walked to date: 179.83km

Grand Mesa National Forest, CO – Manti-La Sal Nat Forest, UT

230km drive

11.26km on foot

                Today I said goodbye to Colorado, what a great state, I will be back! Continue reading →

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Day 6 – Clearwater River to Rexburg

Day 6 – Clearwater River to Rexburg

Overland Camping Roadtrip Blog

Travel Day 6:

Total km driven to date: 2274km

Total km walked to date: 47.7km

Clearwater, MT – Rexburg, ID

384km drive

10.3km on foot

                Today started off much the same way, with Axel wanting to go out to pee at 5:30am. Continue reading →

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