Whiffen Spit Near Sooke on Vancouver Island

Whiffen Spit is more of a mood than a place making it hard to describe.

A spit is an overgrown sandbar that extends out into the Ocean. Whiffen Spit has a trail that meanders along it.

For some reason the sight of so much driftwood brings out the building contractors in a lot of people – this whole coastline is filled with driftwood shelters. Driftwood shelter at Whiffen Spit, a walk on a spit of land extending out into the Pacific Ocean from Sooke on Vancouver Island, CanadaRocks and driftwood shelter at Whiffen Spit, a walk on a spit of land extending out into the Pacific Ocean from Sooke on Vancouver Island, CanadaCrazy wild driftwood, not suitable for construction, there to just look at in awe and maybe sketch. Driftwood at Whiffen Spit, a walk on a spit of land extending out into the Pacific Ocean from Sooke on Vancouver Island, CanadaEven the weeds have a scenic quality to them. Weeds at Whiffen Spit, a walk on a spit of land extending out into the Pacific Ocean from Sooke on Vancouver Island, CanadaA tree in the dappled light. Dappled tree at East Sooke Park on Vancouver Island, CanadaIn September, there are wild flowers and golden grasses in abundance. Wild Flowers at Whiffen Spit, a walk on a spit of land extending out into the Pacific Ocean from Sooke on Vancouver Island, CanadaJanuary 1, 2000, the first day of the new millennium. It was stormy with this amazing light which I described as dark clouds edged with white gold light, a glowing line of light on the horizon and dark unfriendly waters.Watercolour sketch of Whiffen Spit on Vancouver Island

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