Tag: Salt Spring Island

Oct 06 2009

Outstanding in its field

On Salt Spring Island this summer, I went out one evening to chase the sunset.  We were staying near the east side of the island, so I had to make my way to Vesuvius on the west side.  I wound up taking the long way around, which left me a little bit worried that by …

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Aug 24 2009

Just below the surface

I spent the last 10 days in Canada, most of that on Salt Spring Island, the largest of the Canadian Gulf Islands.  According to the guide books, there are about 225 islands in the group — some are so teeny they are little more than navigation hazards.  Salt Spring boasts a year-round population of about …

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