Butterfly World

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We wanted to do something different with the children so we decided to take a trip to Butterfly world in Coombs on Vancouver Island. This was a big hit. We saw butterflies on every bush, snapping turtles in the pond, butterflies swarming ripe bananas, and various terrariums with insects and reptiles displayed. There was also… Read more »

Everyone Loves a Fair

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This weekend was The Vancouver Island Exhibition which is always held at Beban Park in Nanaimo. We spent the day looking at the exhibits, enjoying the animals, watching the horse show and playing at the midway.

Shopping Partners

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A town day today for us 3 girls, off to Nanaimo, errands to run, a haircut at a top salon, saw an amazing orchid show, lunch at Saigon Kitchen, and then some shopping. We go into the city 2 or 3 times a month. Nanaimo offers tremendous shopping opportunities. Old Town is walking distance from… Read more »