Posts By: Robert Pierrard

Personal Paradise: Snow on the green

There’s a small golf green behind the West Shore Park and Recreation Centre, and in January 2012 I was able to see it under snow. Personally, I think it looks even better this way, though you might lose your ball if you tried golfing.

Personal Paradise: Saxe Point

Saxe Point is a great example of how you don’t have to go far in Victoria to see the natural beauty of the West Coast.  Just head down Esquimalt Road, turn onto Fraser St., and follow it to the water. This photo is one of my favourite views there, with the setting sun bringing out the… Read more »

Personal paradise: East Sooke Park

East Sooke Park is a wonderful example of West Coast nature, with arbutus trees, rocky shores, and the obligatory seagulls. Among the lookout points and private beaches, you can feel the immensity of the natural history in this place. I recommend taking the coastal trail, which takes several hours of solid hiking, and passes by Cabin… Read more »