Spent last weekend in Victoria as the city was holding its’ annual Tourist in Your own City promotion. The promo is intended to lure the locals out during the low season for tourism on Vancouver Island. It certainly enticed my group of friends so we motored down to Victoria for the weekend! We managed to take in the Victoria Undersea Gardens, Miniature World, The Royal British Columbia Museum, IMAX Theatre, Butchart Gardens Sidney, Butterfly World and the Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre all for roughly $10! I would most certainly go again to take in the Southern Vancouver Island sights and cultural landmarks.
Augerpoint TraverseSeptember 24, 2020
Still riding high on the adrenaline following the experience of the Golden Hinde Traverse, I was lucky to find a spot on the Augerpoint Traverse with a great gang of Island Mountain Ramblers in late August. I was still hopeful to get that swim in a tarn and there was also a chance of far […]
Elk River to Marble Meadows TraverseSeptember 2, 2020
At the end of July I went on an epic hiking trip that traversed past the highest mountain on Vancouver Island the Golden Hinde, starting from the Elk River and ending at Marble Meadows. The trip, 92 kilometres in total and ascending a total of 5416 metres in elevation, was designed by my friend John […]
Hesquiat Peninsula Provincial Park HikeJuly 12, 2017
Hesquiat Peninsula Provincial Park The Hesquiat Peninsula is a peninsula on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, located northwest of the town of Tofino and Clayoquot Sound and Nootka Sound to the northwest. It marks the division between the two regions formed by those sounds and is named for the Hesquiaht people of […]