The new January Squares challenge, hosted as ever by Becky, the Queen of Squares, is all about ____light. That’s words ending in light. In this often dull month light of any kind is what we all need to lift our spirits as we wait impatiently for spring to begin. We are into the last week now so if you want to join in start looking for the ___light!

Moonlight At Twilight

This lovely moonlit scene was captured during the ‘blue hour‘ in the pretty marina at Comox on the eastern coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia where we holidayed back in August 2005.

moonlight (noun) = light from the moon

January Squares | Day Twenty-Seven

Central Coast

In 2005 we stayed in the Comox Valley, slightly further to the north of Coombs where we stayed on our 2010 journey. It seems fitting to write about it now since I am already describing Vancouver Island. The Valley stretches some 50 km along the eastern side of Vancouver Island from Fanny Bay to Saratoga Beach. It is a collection of rolling mountains, delicate alpine meadows, rushing rivers, pristine lakes, lush forests, fertile farms and more than 40 green parks. It is a perfect base for exploring further afield and easy to get to with its own airport and regular ferry crossings to Powell’s River on the Sunshine Coast which is the way we approached it. Note to self: Remember to write about the Sunshine Coast when I finish with the island.

Looking across to the mainland.

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