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Instagram post by Galiano Island • Apr 9, 2017 at 3:51pm UTC

Instagram post by Galiano Island • Apr 9, 2017 at 3:51pm UTC | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
45 Likes, 3 Comments - Galiano Island (@galianoinnspa) on Instagram: “After a Couples Healing Earth experience in one of our garden cottages, some specialty tea (and a…”
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Romantic getaway or spa retreat... Madrona del Mar Spa on Galiano Island. 
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Skin Care University

Skin Care University | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
Today I'm slathered head-to-toe in Vichy
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Great retreat location for wonderful brands.
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Railway renaissance man busy making memories - NEWS 1130

Railway renaissance man busy making memories - NEWS 1130 | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
You may have seen them under the Queensborough Bridge, out in Langley or Abbotsford: dark blue trains of the Southern Railway of BC.
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A CN train caboose? On an island? Yes, on Galiano Island. Passionate train buff Matthew Robson brings it from the interior to the Southern Gulf Islands for its new home as a "cottage".

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Interview with a Bookstore: Galiano Island Books, on a tiny Canadian island

Interview with a Bookstore: Galiano Island Books, on a tiny Canadian island | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
The owners of this family-run bookshop on Galiano Island (population 1,258) talk about getting bitten by the ‘bookstore bug’ and surreal customer exchanges
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One of Canada's 3 Best Independent Bookstores, according to the Libris Awards in Ottawa. On Galiano Island.

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The Funk Hunters & Chali 2na Release Music Video Shot on Galiano Island, British Columbia

The Funk Hunters & Chali 2na Release Music Video Shot on Galiano Island, British Columbia | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
Via Funk Hunters Official Taken from the forthcoming 'ILLectric' EP by The Funk Hunters & Chali 2na - Available October 14th from Westwood Recordings. Pre-Order now on iTunes for an instant...
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Great music video shot on Galiano Island by a great band Funkhunters
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Galiano Island Books

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Galiano Island Books, Galiano Island, BC. 2,518 likes · 91 talking about this · 49 were here. Your community-minded, globally-connecte
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Discover the Southern Gulf Islands

Discover the Southern Gulf Islands | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it

Find out why the New York Times declared us one of THE places to see in 2016!

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Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa, BC

Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa, BC | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it

The beach at low tide in front of the inn's villas (left) and the award-winning spa behind the Arbutus tree on right. This was our third visit and we were in the unit at lower left.

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Boating in the Gulf Islands of the Salish Sea

Boating in the Gulf Islands of the Salish Sea | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
Sunset on Whaler Bay, a short walk from the Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa. Boaters can enjoy gorgeous sunsets, then walk to the Inn for dinner, spa, pizza or Smart Car rental.
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Humpbacks filmed gatecrashing orcas’ fish feast

Humpbacks filmed gatecrashing orcas’ fish feast | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
Rare behaviour of humpback whales gatecrashing orcas' enormous fish feast filmed off northern Norway
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Fantastic insight into current orca and humpback whale activity. Although filmed near Norway, it is interesting for us in the Southern Gulf Islands, as we have seen humpback whales in orcas' "traditional territory" of Active Pass for the first time in recent memory.

 

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Fantastic insight into current orca and humpback whale activity. Although filmed near Norway, it is interesting for us in the Southern Gulf Islands, as we have seen humpback whales in orcas' "traditional territory" of Active Pass for the first time in recent memory.

 

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The island next door: Galiano has something for all - Vancouver Sun

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The island next door: Galiano has something for all
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Secondly, Galiano Island is small — just 27.5 kilometres long and six kilometres across at its widest point — with just over 1,000 permanent residents.
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Beautiful Galiano Island...so close to Vancouver....it is an easy easy getaway.

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A weekend on Galiano Island and the Galiano Inn - Michael Geller's ...

A weekend on Galiano Island and the Galiano Inn - Michael Geller's ... | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
... haven't been to Galiano for a while, I would highly recommend a visit. Check out the Saturday market and lovely waterfront parks, and if you don't have a good friend on the island, stay at the Galiano Inn.
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Great photographs accompany this article: he has captured the beauty of Galiano Island and the Galiano Inn.

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Canada’s great outdoors: readers’ travel tips | Travel | Best Place Vacation

Canada’s great outdoors: readers’ travel tips | Travel | Best Place Vacation | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
Winning tip: Remote and raw, Alberta If you want to experience authentic, raw, outdoor Canada then a few days in Willmore wilderness park will take you out of
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Definitely right. Galiano IS the place to whale spot from the shore!
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The Best Islands You've Never Heard Of

The Best Islands You've Never Heard Of | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
Just north of the Canadian border, the Gulf Islands are a rich playground of food, art, and the good life.
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Galiano Island featured in Coastal Living Magazine, with mention of the Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa and Pilgrimme's Restaurant, as "The Best Islands You've Never Heard Of."
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Eivin and Heather's wedding in Galiano, British Columbia

Eivin and Heather's wedding in Galiano, British Columbia | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
Heather & Eivin's real wedding by Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa
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Gorgeous autumn wedding at the Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa. Seaside garden ceremony, oceanfront wedding reception and dancing in Atrevida restaurant. For more information on weddings see http://galianoinn.com/site/retreats-and-weddings/weddings-honeymoons-and-romance.html
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Galiano Island Travel Guide

Galiano Island Travel Guide | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
Galiano travel guide: where to stay, eat, and explore on the island
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Great article on Galiano Island in BC Living magazine!
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BC Ferries in Active Pass - 2016 sped-up version

Various trips of BC Ferries through Active Pass, as seen from the cemetery on Galiano Island, on July 12 & 13, 2016 - this video is sped-up 20x A slowe
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Fun fast video of BC ferries in Active Pass, between Galiano Island and Mayne. The Seal Rock is full of noisy seals at low tide.
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Instagram video by Galiano Island • Jul 18, 2016 at 10:51pm UTC

Instagram video by Galiano Island • Jul 18, 2016 at 10:51pm UTC | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
See this Instagram video by @galianoinnspa • 3 likes
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The entrance to the Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa is immediately welcoming!

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BC Ferries expands southern Gulf Island schedules with two new ships

BC Ferries expands southern Gulf Island schedules with two new ships | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
The ferry corporation says the ships will increase peak season capacity to the five islands by 45 per cent.

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Teaching Geography Through Geocaching. Bring geography to life with a real world treasure hunt.

Teaching Geography Through Geocaching. Bring geography to life with a real world treasure hunt. | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it

"Treasure hunts may bring to mind pirates and hidden caches of jewels, but around May 2000, the phrase took on a whole new meaning. Geocaching is a global treasure hunt with millions of seekers. Participants use GPS enabled devices to track down hidden containers, and log their finds and experiences online."


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Tweet from @galleryavenue

Tweet from @galleryavenue | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
New in from Galiano Island ceramicist Sandra Dolph, 'Oyster Platter', 6 x 17
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Beautiful ceramic work by Galiano Island artist Sandra Dolph. You can view her work at her studio "Cedar Grove"or on display at the Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa #galianoisland #galianoinnspa #exploreGaliano #pottery #ceramics

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Mount Galiano hike pays off with outstanding Gulf Islands views (photos) - Straight.com (blog)

Mount Galiano hike pays off with outstanding Gulf Islands views (photos) - Straight.com (blog) | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it
Bald eagles and spectacular vistas greeted us at the viewpoint on top of Mount Galiano.
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Amazing wild British Columbia so close to Vancouver! 

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CBC My Region - B.C. orca baby boom offers hope, but population still fragile

CBC My Region - B.C. orca baby boom offers hope, but population still fragile | Galiano Island Tourism | Scoop.it

Our fragile orca wh

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Our fragile orca whale population has new hope this year with four new healthy calves. Video shows wonderful view "in the wild"! #cbc #exploreBC #blackfish #blackfishmovie #galianoinnspa #galianolove #galianoisawesome #galianoisland #inthebluffs  

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Galiano Inn & Spa's curator insight, July 8, 2015 12:08 PM
Our fragile orca whale population has new hope this year with four new healthy calves. Video shows wonderful view "in the wild"! #cbc #exploreBC #blackfish #blackfishmovie #galianoinnspa #galianolove #galianoisawesome #galianoisland #inthebluffs  
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Orca in Active Pass filmed from Galiano Island June 11 2015 6:45pm

Got some good close ups of J-Pod passing our place on Galiano Island this evening. I got sprayed in the face from their blows twice while shooting the video ...
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The dangers of wildlife viewing from the shores of Galiano Island! Getting sprayed in the face by whales passing so close!

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