Driving up Highway 1 (or the Trans Canada Highway) coming from Victoria you go over the Malahat very soon after leaving Victoria. Both tourists and locals appreciate the views from the Malahat. Even twenty years ago all the way along this stretch of the highway it was scenic. Meanwhile the trees have grown and now largely obstruct the view.
These photographs were taken from the better viewpoint of the two spots that are designated as such. Even here treetops begin to break up the scenery.
This is what we are looking at:
Here are a few good example of the midday blues.