The British and Spanish nearly fought a war (1790's) over the valuable pelts of these adorable Sea Otters, but cooler heads prevailed and a treaty was signed ... The Nootka Convention... Captain George Vancouver and Bodega y Quadra. There is also an old church close to the lighthouse that was built by the Spanish in the 1950's to commemorate this treaty.
A West Coast assortment of views .... Click to play slideshow.... above 8
A west Coast variety of scenics.. click on each image above to enlarge...
One of the anglers coming ashore looked at me taking photographs and said "You missed sunset" I replied "yup...Oh well" and kept shooting :)
Summer 2023.. I just received notice that my blog has been awarded a distinction of being one of the top 10 photography blogs in Canada.
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