Posted by: cherylyoung | March 31, 2015

SOOKE B.C OFFERS UNSPOILED BEACHES, MEANDERING RAINFOREST TRAILS AND BREATHTAKING VISTAS OF WASHINGTON STATE’S OLYMPIC MOUNTAINS

Cheryl Young's Blog

The pleasant harbourside village of Sooke on southern Vancouver Island provides a tranquil refuge from the bustle of city life.

Sooke enjoys a relaxed, casual lifestyle in a rural setting that also affords many of the amenities of city life.

For centuries, this area was a thriving Coast Salish settlement.

The T’sou-ke peoples lived alongside a salmon river and within a sheltered harbor, an area where seafood was in abundance along the seashore, and game, roots and berries were harvested in the forests.

The name T’sou-ke is said to be that of a stickle back fish found at the mouth of the Sooke River.

The T’sou-ke First nation proudly created a valuable and lasting legacy that continues to enrich the community to this day.

Sooke enjoys some of the mildest climate in western Canada, with warm and dry summer months, and wet and mild winter months.

Sooke’s unspoiled beaches, meandering…

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