gods gift of beautiful scenery on the west coast, home to hippies on the small islands of denman
and weed growers alike plus a large population of hicks on upper vancouver island around the comox valley
and surrounding areas. Being on the west coast yields more rain on vancouver island than the rainforest during a monsoon season and the combination of that rain and the limestone landscape makes vancouver island a rich karst
region with an estimated 2000 or so caves to be discovered. The island is also a place to find some amazing scuba diving and artifical reefs such as 2 sunken battleships near the city of nanaimo. The island boast a rich variety of beaches, rivers, lakes, mountains and skiing, campsites, fishing, and plenty of protected parks making it a beautiful place to call home.