Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Whales of Hawaii

  It’s one of the perks we always look forward to when we travel to Maui.  The humpback whales! Even from our lanai in Honokowai, we can scan the ocean for blows, tail slaps, flipper waves, and the prized breeches. The … Continue reading

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Ah! Maui!

  There is magic on Maui.  It is more than the warm, welcoming sun.  It surpasses the breakers whose sound rocks you through the night.  It is more than the humpback whales who frequent these waters from December to March … Continue reading

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Trumpeting in the New Year

  A quiet New Year’s at our friends’ home in Courtenay?  This is what we thought we were getting. It is a lovely location, near the water on Comox Bay, looking across to the peninsula of land that is Comox. … Continue reading

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A New Year in Courtenay

  As the ferry docked at Departure Bay, Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, we looked over the gently rippling water and revelled in the crystal clear sunlight of a winter’s day.  The sun may be shining bright but it certainly was cold. … Continue reading

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