Comox Valley Thirty Years Ago
This peaceful, fertile estuary known as the Comox Valley, still enriches both the economy and the scenery today as it did thirty years ago.
Digital image in cool pastel shades illustrating two sailing skiffs on the dock.
Fishing Wharf in Clearing Mist
An assemblage of fishing boats moored at the wharf in Comox Harbor.
Driftwood Storm Rampart
To protect the shoreline from winter storm surges, a wall of driftwood stands guard at Goose Spit, Comox, BC.
On the Beach
Balmoral Beach, Comox BC, looking out toward Denman and Hornby Islands
Moored Fishing Boats
The warming morning sun draws a mirror-like reflection of these older wooden boats on the water.
In this view, the ocean is flat calm, but the billowing clouds are signalling a change in the weather.
Wharf at Deep Bay
The boats moored at the Deep Bay government wharf bestow a tranquil scene on a calm summer day.
Old Patchwork Barn
Digitally enhanced photograph of an oft repaired, windowless farm outbuilding.
The rustic, historic Filberg Lodge, open to the public in Comox, BC.
Fresh Fish Market
Nothing fresher than Pacific salmon and tuna purchased down on the local dock.
Bridge in the Sanctuary
At the end of a trail in a bird sanctuary, this aging bridge keeps visitors’ feet dry above swampy terrain, while they make their way to a viewing station.
No Train Today
The train is no longer in service in the Comox Valley, as passenger transport evolves and morphs into something new.
Resting in the Harbour
A small sailing vessel stands out against a backdrop of many boats moored at the wharf.
Part of the Filberg Park and Lodge heritage property in Comox, BC Canada, this old root hose was built out of logs more than 100 years ago.
Janis, the diminutive tugboat is waiting for a giant payload of lumber to tow across the strait.
The Black-tailed deer in the Pacific Northwest are abundant, even close to populated centres. In a quiet park, such as this one, they often seem oblivious to human presence.
Comox Glacier & Herring Boat
Comox Glacier overlooks herring boat entering the harbour.
A digital variation of a springtime photo of the Filberg Lodge in the charming Comox Valley, Canada.
Windstorm on Comox Glacier
Stylized version of the Comox Glacier, familiar landmark on Vancouver Island.
Late spring in the forest hollow brings lush ferns as far as the eye can see.
Tranquility at Low Tide
At low tide on the west coast, the soft sounds of the ripples and the beach creatures sooth the soul.
Comox Glacier in Early Spring
One of Vancouver Island’s most memorable landmarks, the Comox Glacier looks as if it were covered with melted marshmallow.
Snowbirds Between Shows
Canadian Snowbirds Tutor air demonstration aircraft parked at the Comox Airport.
Weathered Fence Posts
As the world forges ahead with modern ubanization, there are still a few rare spots on the outskirts where a few vestiges of old times remain standing.
Cumberland’s Castles Four
A handy way to travel on a light budget: motorbike by day, friendly hostel by night.
Nautically Themed Street
The main street in Comox, BC, Canada, where the buildings have been imaginatively adorned with full-sized replicas of boats.
Summer Low Tide
Over thousands of years, the storms and tides on the Pacific coast have shaped the beach rocks into striking formations and tidal pools.
Comox Glacier Panorama
This much photographed ice-cap is part of the Vancouver Island Beaufort Range and is a well-known landmark of the Comox Valley.
Comox Harbor Eventide
The high tide and the evening light merge into a picturesque panorama.
The familiar Comox Glacier dominates the tranquil scenery of the Comox Valley
Comox Glacier & Estuary
The Comox Glacier is a familiar historical landmark, a restful scene for folks driving between Comox and Courtenay.
Enhanced abstract view of father and son heading out on the lake for fishing.
Morning mist is clearing at the fishers’ dock.
Comox Glacier and Morning Mist
This highly recognizable Comox Valley landmark is not technically a glacier but rather an ice cap.
Sunset fantasy: a digital composite of several elements blended together.
Old Barn in Winter
A dusting of snow ads the finishing touch to this peaceful winter scene.
View from Cape Lazo
The summer sunshine paints a spectacular scene of the tranquil Pacific ocean.
Little Log Cabin in the Woods
This charming old log structure is at least 95 years old. It has been well maintained. Amazingly, it is still in its original condition.
You needn’t drive far out of town in the Comox Valley to experience the amazing picturesque rural farmland.
Boardwalk in the Woods
The boardwalk at MacDonald Wood Park, Comox BC, Canada.
Point Holmes at Low Tide
The rocky beach reveals its delightful sights and crawling creatures when the tide goes way out.
Comox Glacier and Fresh Snow
The Comox Glacier, a Vancouver Island landmark, on a crisp winter morning.
The elegant Filberg Lodge in Comox, BC after a light dusting of snow.