Goats on the Roof at Coombs Old Country Market

I could not get a photograph of the goats because we left our campground early this morning and the goats were not out as yet, but here are two links regarding these goats.

http://www.visitparksvillequalicumbeach.com/things-to-do-coombs-old-country-market-goats-on-the-roof

Here is a link to a video of the goats on the roof..

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Goats+On+the+Roof+Canada&&view=detail&mid=013DF7B84F9B652AC794013DF7B84F9B652AC794&FORM=VRDGAR

 

Little Lake at Coombs Country Campground

This photo and the one following were taken today at Coombs Country Campground on Vancouver Island.   The lovely fountain above keeps the water moving on the small man-made lake which is stocked with trout and does not have a catch and release program.  If you catch a trout, this is your supper for the night.  We did see two men fishing but no  luck for them.

The photo below is of the part of the lake where people were swimming, kayaking and just having fun.  There is a small dock for people to dive into the water, but to me it doesn’t look like it is very deep.

This is a family campground where we will be until Thursday morning.  Some campsites are sunny, some are shaded. We have morning sun which will be nice.  There are clean washrooms, a pool and an arcade.   Within a short distance there are many things to do. Cathedral Grove and Cameron Lake are not far away, neither is the town of Qualicum and below that, Qualicum Beach.  Closer to the campground is the farm market, famous for its Goats on the Roof.  I have always said I would not photograph such a touristy spot but probably I will give in and take a photo to share here.

Visiting Kin Beach in Chemainus, BC

Most people come to the town of Chemanus BC on Vancouver Island to view the murals for which the town is famous for, but there is a hidden treasure that few of these visitors see.  In old town there is a lovely beach called Kin Beach.  It is not sandy at low tide as Qualicum Beach is, but it is shallow and very safe for children.  It also has a view of gulf islands in the distance and a lovely lighthouse that you can walk out to when the tide is at its lowest point.

The photo below is the view just to the west.  These hilltop homes have a beautiful view of the beach. 

The rocks and wheat grass below provide lovely textures at the entrance to the path leading down to the  beach.

I noticed the little face in the knot of this tree as soon as we parked the car.  The eyes which were brass screws were very shiny.