Called the ‘Isle of the Arts’ by some and the ‘green’ island by others – wink, wink, nudge, nudge – Gabriola is a jewel.
The northern most of the Gulf Islands tucked up against Vancouver Island to the west and about 20 miles across the Salish Sea to Vancouver to the east. It’s a stunning place of beaches, rock formation, secluded coves, First Nations petroglyphs and parks offering staggering views of the Coast Mountains.
Those who call it home include ex-hippies, new hippies, farmers, publishers, musicians, authors, glass blowers, potters, natural building designers, poets, tea makers, actors, budding film makers, photographers and even regular people who lead regular lives. And now us.