We took a day trip to Parksville, which is just a half hour drive north from the Gabriola ferry terminal on Vancouver Island, to see the sandcastles. They have a competition every year in July and then preserve the sculptures for the summer. It was a beautiful day, we had lunch and walked the beach. For a… Read more »
There are many road side stands on Gabriola which offer such things as fresh produce, fresh eggs, homebaked and preserved goodies, and crafts. It is part of the Gulf Island lifestyle. People move to Gabriola for a lifestyle change which often includes a home occupation. This sweet little stand displays beautiful handmade pottery.
Yesterday was Canada’s Birthday. There were festivities at the Folklife Village Shopping Center with music by Cowabunga, and a potato Cannon contest at the Brickyard beach including birthday cake! Although it has been cool and wet lately the sun came out and the air was warm, it was a really nice day. We pulled out our flag… Read more »