We dropped by Telegraph Cove on the way south from Port McNeil to Courtenay. Telegraph Cove is a historical timber dwelling with a very narrow cove – rather kitschy for our taste. Continue reading “Telegraph Cove”
We jumped at our hotel owner Colin‘s offer to rent us a double-kayak. We pulled it out from his recently purchased run-down shed and off we went. Continue reading “Kayaking around Cormorant Island”
After an interesting chat with Colin, the hotel’s owner and a person with character, we started our hike around (most of) the island. From the hotel, we walked through the Ecological Park and soon crossed the highest point of the island Continue reading “Cormorant Island Hike”
5.2km, 2h, no bears, no wolves, no cougars
After our wonderful 9-day family cruise in South East Alaska, Phil and Ya headed to the north of Vancouver Island for a few hiking days in a remote and wild area. Yasuko is in heaven!
In the meantime, the rest of the crew (Mita, Zenon, Lia, Luca, Nicolas and Nicole) are spending 6 days in Vancouver.
Today we went to discover North Vancouver and its natural beauty. The scenery reminded us of the Lake Walensee in Switzerland. Very similar but everything much wider.Continue reading “One-day Tour in North Vancouver”
We were warned by a couple of people about the bad state of the logging road to the San Josef Bay Trail, about potholes, flat tires, no phone signal and Sasquatchs all over. Continue reading “San Josef Bay Hike (close to Cape Scott)”
This is our first day in Port Hardy, on the northern part of Vancouver Island.
We started with a short visit to the local hardware store as we were hiking in bear country after all. If not a shotgun, we should at least have a bear spray, bear horn or something similar to survive, I thought. Continue reading “Port Hardy, Vancouver Island”