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Newport

We took a family trip to Newport, Oregon, a few weeks ago to escape the heat of the city.  We left behind hot and dry temperatures and found cool and damp weather on the coast.

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Lunch & sunshine in Victoria BC

Lunch at red fish blue fish on the wharf in Victoria, including fried pickles.  I highly recommend this fish shack, but I’d advise you to share- their portions are very generous! And the sun finally came out on the last day of our trip.

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More Victoria BC

My father-in-law, who is a photographer, loaned me his 5omm f1.2 lens to use for our trip to Victoria.  These pictures were taken at The Butchart Gardens, just north of Victoria on Vancouver Island.  I’m sure the gardens are more beautiful in the summer, when the roses are in bloom, but there was hardly anyone […]

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Victoria BC

I went to Victoria BC with my family in October.  The drive to Port Angeles from Portland was four hours, and then it was a 1.5-hour ferry ride across the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Victoria.  Our hotel was located right on the harbor, near the Empress Hotel and the Royal BC Museum and […]

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