After the 18 kilometre hike on Saturday I did nearly 22 kilometres in a kayak around Nanaimo bay on Sunday. With friends we rented sea kayaks from Alberni Outpost in departure bay. We set off around Protection Island, then traversing the back side of Newcastle Island, around Jessie Island and then out to Pipers Points and Shack […]
Monthly archives for August, 2012
Hiked with the Vancouver Island Mountain Ramblers last weekend. We hiked Mount Becher via Boston Ridge which turned out to be a 7 hour hike over 18 kilometres. We hit two lovely peaks, one over Comoz lake and then another with a great view of the glaciers in Strathcona Provincial Park from the peak of Mount Becher. On the […]
The San Diego zoo certainly deserves some points for reputation management! For everyone I told that I was going to San Diego, they suggested I check out the San Diego Zoo. On the last day in San Diego I decided to check it out. One really nice thing about the zoo is that it is almost in the middle […]
Spent a few hours touring the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier museum parked in San Deigo bay. This massive aircraft carrier was built just after WWII and active in both the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm. Thankfully she is now parked and serves as a museum! It is unreal just how massive this vessel is!