Eight of us drove down to Victoria where we did about a 10 Km walk from Bamfield Park in Vic West, along the Victoria waterfront to the Fan Tan Cafe where we enjoyed a delicious lunch, and then back to Bamfield Park. The weather was brisk to start but eventually the sunshine took over. Map and photos below. -- DeNNis.
|Bamfield Park entrance.
|The "tin toilet" at West Bay Marina.
|West Bay Marina has grown considerably over the years.
|The beginning of the walkway along the waterfront.
|There is a steel walkway up to this building which is about 100
steps so we were told.
|Those mysterious painted rocks seem to end up
wherever we walk!!
|What is in the crook of that tree??
|Couldn't have asked for a better day for a stroll.
|Looking back along the walkway.
|Very busy in the harbour today as seen in the
next few shots
The Clipper on its way in from Seattle.
|The Coho on its way to Port Angeles.
|Doesn't bother this guy.
|Or these birds.
|Dragon Boat crew doing their thing.
|Hope they are in their proper traffic lanes.
|The "New Blue Bridge".
|And it was delicious!
(I think it was the cook who stood up on a chair to take this pic.)
|The Victoria Harbour Fleet and two tall ships.
|Point Hope Shipyard is also busy. Possibly a small navy ship
under the wraps??
|Selkirk Trestle from across the water.
|Back at Bamfield Park where we started and the last small