Close-ups of Botanical Beach on Vancouver Island

Botanical Beach near Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island is one of my favourite places for inspiration.

The rocks are carved full of holes by the motion of the waves. I call this one my Yin Yang tide pool.
Yin Yang Tidepool at Botanical Beach

Purple sea urchin. purple sea urchin at Botanical BeachInteresting pock-marked rocks.
interesting rocks on Botanical BeachA tangle of kelp seaweed.
Kelp Tangle at Botanical BeachA rock formation that look like a Chinese painting.Rocks at Botanical BeachSeaweed on coarse sand. seaweed on the sand at Botanical BeachA prehistoric-looking chiton mollusc in a tide pool. A Chiton mollusc in a tidepool at Botanical Beach on Vancouver Island, CanadaA seaweed maybe? Or is it a sea creature?
Seaweed in a tide pool at Botanical Beach on Vancouver Island, CanadaA rock formation that looks like an abstract painting. Rock texture at Botanical Beach on Vancouver Island, CanadaTide pool with swaying green seaweed.Botanical Beach tide pools with swaying green seaweed

8 responses to “Close-ups of Botanical Beach on Vancouver Island

  1. This is wonderful, Elizabeth. Beautifully observed details that we might overlook. There are little worlds hidden in plain sight!! I’m happy you joined us.

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