Monochrome Madness and a day on Vancouver Island

For Leanne’s Marvelous Madness Gallery (3-9)

A journey through a summer’s day on the island

 take a stroll in “The Alchemist’s Garden”

garden of the alchemist

on the Gorge estuary in Victoria

Nothing happens, unless first a dream! -C Sandburg

gorge infra

with the alchemist’s glasses

 Rose Bowers and daisy fields

chemainus house

a bygone era

Stop for tea in the charming town of Chemainus by the sea

Get lost in a field of daisies

daisy field

outside Parksville


and visit  the Rain Forest

MacMillan Forest

old growth forest jpg

The woods were meant for the hunters of dreams! – S.Foss

MacMillan Forest info:

The Cathedral Grove area of the MacMillan Park rain forest on Vancouver Island is protected by designated paths only.   You walk among giant ferns and the majestic pillars of Fir trees that can grow to nine meters in circumference and 76 meters high.   Named by Botanist David Douglas in the 1800’s they range in age from  300 years to  800 years old.