Archives for August 2015

Easements and Gazette roads

Had the pleasure of having Wayne from Edmonton over the other day out looking at land on Salt Spring and the conversation turned to Gazette roads and or easements.   It's an odd topic but one that comes up when buying a large rural lot.  One never really knows what they are getting unit one does a little digging.  The first thing you must know is a gazette road will not show up on a title search. … [Read more...]

Boat camping in Gulf Islands British Columbia

My son Keith and I just made it home after action packed 4 days / 3 nights of exploring and touring the Gulf Islands of British Columbia.  We took basic camping gear and our trusty small 14 foot Caribe RIB (rigid inflatable boat) with a Yamaha 60 hp motor on it.  I grew up on the west coast where my father had worked as a mariner on the steam ships going from Vancouver to Prince Rupert and all … [Read more...]