After our research cruise, we did a tour of the city. Our local volunteers and I (the former resident) showed the others around. It was a beautiful day.
Emily Carr and monkey friend
I kind of liked how Parliament was overrun by children.
I had to explain this reference to my colleagues, none of whom had seen Portlandia.
I remember playing on the Cadboro Bay octopus when I was in grade 3, and we came to visit my grandfather.
I spent the rest of my time up on the peninsula.
The California poppies are something I miss from my time out west. They're everywhere.
I went to the bird sanctuary. This is an oystercatcher.
That's a great blue heron, but you'll have to take my word for it. Mainly, I got decent photos only of snakes.
I spent the evening with friends in town.
There are a lot of vintage cars there. There's no winter really, and they seem to last forever.