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The Pilot Boat

NO, not a pilot boat to “lead” the ship, but truly bringing the captains’s replacement on board while both boats kept steaming ahead!!  This tricky maneuver was completed in less than 5 minutes!! All perfectly logical, right?  Certainly not during the moments … Continue reading

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Point Atkinson Lighthouse – 2 more…

A few more views of Pt. Atkinson as the ship navigates past the lighthouse…  To get an idea of how many lighthouses are scattered around Canada, and PARTICULARLY British Columbia, check out this map!!

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Point Atkinson Lighthouse

At the mouth of Burrard Inlet and just before entering the waters of the Strait of Georgia is the Point Atkinson Lighthouse.  The original lighthouse was built in 1874 and was replaced by the current lighthouse in 1912.  There were … Continue reading

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A Sunrise Takes a Back Seat

Incoming…

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Trick of Nature? Green Flash? Another “Independence Day” Movie?

In yesterday’s post, I touched on the subject of the atmospheric phenomena known as the green flash that typically occurs just before sunrise or after a sunset.  While I understand Wikipedia is overused and overrated, a need to know now … Continue reading

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Food for thought on the 4th

If this was a waning sunset, would there be a bright orange flash at the very last moment???  Hope everyone had a great day!

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Surf Kayaking

Post Tropical Storm Andrea, several people decided to catch some waves on their surf kayaks.  It looks relatively easy not to mention a ton of fun, so I may have to to look into getting one of these (they didn’t … Continue reading

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Two Coastal Trees…

… one barely hanging on, the other able to withstand the brutal Pacific Coast storms.

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Turbulent Ocean

It can be a bit dizzying standing out on some slippery, craggy rocks, breathing in salt air, watching the pounding surf, the fog, and gray skies along the California coastal town of Ft. Bragg.  It’s a favorite place of ours … Continue reading

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Coral

Some macro “stacking” of this piece of coral.

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