Enchanting Chanterelles

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It is the time of year for gathering mushrooms and for us this means Chanterelles. These mushrooms can be found on Gabriola along forested pathways and in mossy clearings among the trees and they are very easy to recognize. My favorite way to prepare and enjoy them is painted with olive oil, seasoned with mesquite… Read more »

A Princess

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This Princess Cruise ship is anchored just outside the Nanaimo Harbour off of Protection Island in sight of Gabriola. The passengers are shuttled by boat into Nanaimo to enjoy the downtown sights, shops and restaurants. A new $22 million cruise ship terminal is in the works which will allow the vessels to berth directly in… Read more »

Wine and Music…Fun on Gabriola

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It will be a fun night tonight here on Gabriola. Starting at 3:30 pm with the 6th annual Gabriola Wine Tasting at the Surf Lodge. There will be 100 wines to choose from this afternoon. Don’t miss this fun event, get your tickets at the Village Liquor Store or Artworks. After the Wine Festival you… Read more »