Victor Last

As a result of a University of Toronto graduate field trip involving studies in the Meaford, Thornbury & Beaver River area, Victor saw for the first time the escarpment, the remarkable waters of Georgian Bay and the countless fields of ripening apples. Fate was with him when he discovered an advertisement in the Globe and Mail for a geography instructor in the small hamlet of Wiarton. The rest is history. Victor taught geography at Wiarton District High School for twenty-nine years before retiring. His passion for geography was both fueled and complemented by his passion for travel, both overseas and in the Peninsula. He soon discovered that the Peninsula, in spite of its small size, contained an incredible variety of physical features, second to none.

During inclement weather, and especially during COVID times, Victor “time travels” by digitizing his vast collection of 35mm slides taken during his early travels in Canada and overseas. He plans on publishing a few books of his retro photos.

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