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.
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 […]
Nootka Island Hiking AdventureJuly 30, 2016
I spent five days hiking the Nootka Island coastal trail in July this year. This 40 kilometre hike is only accessible by boat or seaplane and offers a remote coastal experience featuring beautiful sandy beaches, wild old growth forests, endless waterfalls spilling into the ocean, sea caves, and fantastic history. It is said to be the place of first […]
Cape Scott: Lowrie Bay AdventureJuly 3, 2016
Two years ago, while camping on San Josef Bay, my friends Arwen, Matt, and I adventured beyond the beach and up towards Mount St. Patrick on the north end of the beach. We made it about half way up the mountain, but called it quits as it was hot, buggy, and we had cold beers back at […]