Camped out at French Creek to provide quick access to the East Sooke hiking trail. The French Creek campsite is drive in, but quite private and has a beautiful beach close by to catch the sunset. We explored the East Sooke Trail on Saturday morning, drove into Victoria for the afternoon and returned to Nanaimo on Sunday driving across the island on Highway 18, a beautiful drive. Of course we had to stop in at the Wild Side Grill in Port Renfrew for an amazing lunch on Sunday.
Deer Group Islands by KayakJuly 22, 2017
The Deer Group Islands are a group of islands in the south east corner of Barkley Sound, British Columbia. We accessed the three main island on the west end of the Dear Group by kayak from Bamfield. This included Edward King Island, Diana Island, and Helby Island. For three days we explored the incredible beaches, […]
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 […]
Final Days in Cape TownJuly 1, 2017
Settling back into the Cape Town lifestyle following our road trip was a cinch for me. The final week of the trip was to be spent hanging around the city, exploring the beaches, and sights around town. I was most happy about having a place to stay in Sea Point. When I lived in Gardens, […]