Buying a home is an exciting, interesting, and challenging life event. The purpose of this book is to assist you in purchasing your first home and possibly others. Whether it is a condominium in the city, a house in the suburbs, or a cottage by the water, careful consideration will help you find the right place to live and avoid costly mistakes. My hope is that the facts, tips, and ideas contained herein will help guide you to the right place!
Vancouver Island is an excellent place to hunt for unusual minerals, gems, semi-precious stones, fossils and gold. With its unique geological environment it is one of the finest locations for rockhounding in Western Canada. Featuring detailed maps ranging from Victoria through the Chemainus Valley and up to Port Hardy, "A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia, Vol. 1" covers more than 100 sites on Vancouver Island and adjacent islands.
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