The weather is a little milder this week. A good day for 12 of us to do about 8 Km through the Mill Springs area which we haven't done for a while. Map and photos below. -- DeNNis.
|Parked the cars on Deloume Rd just above Tim Hortons. Did a convoluted counter-clockwise loop from there, taking a trail off Deloume Rd just below the Mill Bay Water Office, to walk through Mill Springs ending up back at Tim Hortons for coffee.|
|Heading down the trail off Deloume Rd.|
|Some interesting natural scenery|
along this trail.
|A large old growth tree that|
causes you to look way up.
|And you end up on the streets of Mill Springs.|
|In the outer right crook of this tree, which I have many photos|
of, we found another of those mystery painted rocks that keep
turning up in the strangest places. See below.
|Must watch our steep along this deep gulley.|
|Another indication that|
autumn is in the air.
|This little arrangement really stood out.|
|Some of these old trees|
really grow in odd shapes.
|Coming out of the trail near the latest phase of Mill Springs.|
|Always have to add a photo of this creative yard.|
|Looking up the street at the latest phase of Mill Springs.|
|Going off to the left from the top of the last photo is a short|
start of a street called Dorey Way. Looks like it may be the
|Could this be called a "Pipe Organ?"|
|A few ups and downs along the way.|
|On the way back down Deloume Rd we pass the Mill Bay|
Water Dept. Buildings.
|Finally it is coffee time.|
|Had to go back past the Legion to drop off a passenger.|
What should we find there but another of those mystery
rocks in a planter tub.
|How appropriate is this????.|