Hello

We thought you might appreciate a little bit of information about Nanaimo - what it looks like and some of the things you can do.  Let's start with where we live.

Overview map

Here is a view of Nanaimo looking north east from google earth.

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And finally, getting a little closer, here is an overview image of the part of Nanaimo where we live that I took from the air a few years ago - it still looks the same .

Nanaimo aerial 1

We are located above two amazing marine parks (Neck Point and Piper's Lagoon) and beside another park and recreation area (Cottle Lake).  They are all great areas for walking.  Here are a couple of photos taken at Piper's Lagoon, a 10 minute walk from our house.

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Neck point is close to Piper's Lagoon, has great views and lots of wildlife.

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Our neighbourhood is all single dwellings.  Here are some shots from the front and back of our house.

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Downtown Nanaimo is quite nice in the summer and fall.  It has a festive harbour and a walkway all along the shore.

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