(I was wrong - most of this actually happened in July. Sorry)
My mother was hosting a number of relatives
summer, but one week had a particlularly large confluence - my Aunt
from Ontario and two of my Dad's cousins (and their wives). How
do you help out? Come over and visit at the same time!
Botanical Beach is one of my favorite
I've been to Botanical Beach
for day trips and I've also stayed in near by Port Renfrew for a May Long Weekend
is botanical beach with a 6 week old baby? The walk down to
the beach was fine (we use a soft carrier) but the baby doesn't like
sunlight (you can't put sun screen on a new born and they do burn
easily). There was lots of good cover by the side of the beach so
we took turns with the baby.
There are at least two different modes for exploring Botanical Beach -
either the taster plate tour or the in depth look. For people new
to Botanical Beach you want to see everything. If you have been
here before, you start to look for details that are different.
My Mom's tour of the local sights includes a
to Salt Spring Island to see the farmers market. For lunch we
decided to do a picnic at Mount Maxwell - where I proposed to
There is a fantastic view up here but of
ruined it by putting people in front.
My Parents and Grandparents had tickets to
King! Of course they can't come to town and not see the
Baby. Their show started at 7:30 pm and we got their hotel about
an hour before they had to leave. Nara was initially sleeping but
with enough handling she eventually came around and said hello to
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