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For Relaxing times…

Don’t Choose Ferry Times!!!

Especially not on Friday nights. Why?

3 Sailing Wait.
A long row of automobiles just chillin’ on the Pat Bay highway for 3 hours. So anti-chill.

3 sailing wait back up on highwayjpg

This guy almost tipped the scale back to chill momentarily.

ferry worker

A beacon of hope? Nope. Another 1.5 hour wait. So sweet.

anti Ferry Times (Vancity sign)

I am unimpressed by this and the increased summer fare. $65! Rubbish.

lisa in rear car view window

As I began to lose it a little and set-off look for an escape route out of the over-flow parking lot, I notice a beautiful rainbow glowing in the dark sky.

exit this way

I feel inspired by this natural wonder and feel a calm washing over me. I watch the sunset behind the trees and take a picture of this lovely blue fence.

wikkidcoolblue fencejpg

Ahh, isn’t this so lovely. Oh, feel a few drops of rain! Nothing this BC girl can’t handle. Oh wow, the rain is really coming down. Where is my car? Row 47 or 37 or crap… Torrential downpour… crap.

Finally get on 9pm ferry (which was late) and CBA to leave the car so stayed inside watching Extras Season 2 on DVD until Powerbook and Macbook batteries died… listened to ipods until batteries died… then started amusing myself with taking long exposure “ghosty” shots of me walking past a large semi.

long exposure experiment

Total travel time between Victoria and Vancouver via BC Ferries = 7 Hours.
7 HOURS.
7 hours.
7 hrs.

The definition of Anti-Santori Times.

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6 Comments

  • Reply
    range
    August 18, 2007 at 7:56 AM

    Sounds bad. I’ve taken the ferry a few times, but never with a car.

    Maybe you should do the same to relieve some stress. All your batteries died? Now that sucks.

  • Reply
    Xavier
    August 18, 2007 at 8:15 AM

    Fourth picture of you in the side-view is excellent. Great shot! Sucks to have taken so long though..

  • Reply
    walid878
    August 18, 2007 at 10:59 AM

    hi lisa
    nice topics
    i have made alink to ur blog at my blog
    i hope u keep on visiting it

    walid

  • Reply
    jorees
    August 18, 2007 at 8:12 PM

    This is a great photo series. I love the photos that are reflected in the side-mirror. Well done!

  • Reply
    rtd13
    August 19, 2007 at 6:52 AM

    But on the bright side Lisa, you found some great photo opps. Ron

  • Reply
    Lisa Bettany
    August 19, 2007 at 7:15 PM

    @range — totally sucked! and no wi-fi on ferry. serious? i know.

    @Xavier — thanks. basically any picture with me in it is pretty awesome. so…

    @Lisa’s Vanity Police — that was a bit much.

    @myself — “vanity is in the eye of the beholder”

    @walid — thanks. high fiver.

    @jorees — thanks Jo!

    @rtd13 — yes, yes i did.

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