Fall break till better time
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This is the place where I like to walk this fall thinking on different subjects, lj in particular:
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My glbl-journal is ten years old almost. It’s a good chunk of time to turn back and look at what had been changed in the world during these years, how I was changing accordingly and where I arrived finally.
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Seals of the Active Pass
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Eagles are guarding Fraser waters where river flows into Strait of Georgia:
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Ferry from Tsawwassen terminal is heading to the Victoria. It’s a good reference object for us as we are going same direction and have to find narrow Active Pass, which is not seen from the water. Mayne Island Lighthouse will be seen soon:
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We are at the east entrance of the Pass. I like the houses situated here:
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Canadian killer whales in American waters
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It looks like they are here. Sidney Island on the right, San Juan Island on the left, Orca Island on the background:
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Moving along south-west shore of Stuart Island:
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It seems that the school of sockeye is heading to Canada and orcas follow it:
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In the neighbourhood of our village
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The guys are surprised. What are you doing here, in our resort beach?
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One late August day
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The river leads to my morning beach
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Here I am
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Sand ebb lace decorated by clouds
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Going home
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Looking for the mouth of the Fraser River
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The ferry to Nanaimo doesn’t help
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These guys are moored at Steveston Village. Let’s follow them
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Salish Sea these days
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The rock near East Point, Saturna Island, is dense populated: cormorants, seagulls and harbour seals:
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You can recognize bull, cows and pups here:
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Gulf this summer
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Heading West. South Arm of Fraser River fills Pacific Ocean here
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Spanish Banks these days
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The pic is taken exactly in the place where the English under George Vancouver met the Spanish under Galiano and Valdés in June 1792:
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The city has not been here, but tansy has already been:
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Lu'au, Kālua, Imu and other stuff
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Taking part in Lu’au, Hawaiian feast:
az24(Te Au Moana)
The Kālua process is used for food preparation during Lu’au. It’s a simple process: dig a hole in the ground, fill it with fire, catch and add wild pig, cover with the soil, and cook. Then, when you believe it’s ready, dig pig out and put it on the stretcher:
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This Kālua technology is a traditional Hawaiian food processing method that utilizes an imu what means underground oven. Nothing unusual. Pork will be served soon:
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