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... Campbell River. The viewpoint at the top of the trail overlooks the Seymour Narrows where until 1958 the Ripple rock was a major hazard to marine traffic causing damage to dozens of ships and the loss of 117 lives. It was decided to blow up the rock and the planning for this huge project took 27 months. Over a kilometer of fuse was laid and 1,250,000 kg. of explosives was used, the blast created the largest non-nuclear explosion in history with no major negative ...
Heute stand Vancouver Island auf dem Plan.
Was uns im Vorhinein nicht richtig bewusst war, war der große Anreiseweg zur Insel :-)
45 Minuten mit dem Skytrain fahren, dann
60 Minuten mit Bus 1,
20 Minuten mit Bus 2,
90 Miunten mit der Fähre,
45 Minuten mit Bus 3 .... um dann endlich in Victoria, der Hauptstadt Vancouver Islands, anzukommen.
... them going about their business, watching the salmon and the creatures that depended on them for life, watching the light change on the river and through the forest as the sun sunk behind the leafy covering. The air remained still as the boat carried us back to Quathiaski Cove. As the sun bowed beyond the horizon, it cast a golden glow on the clouds and turned the mountains behind us a dusky pink. The water gave us twice the glory as it mirrored the ...
... br> Sally headed with us to the Caramanah Provincial Park to see the famous giants of the West Coast rainforest. Though Carmanah is home to some of the largest cedar trees around (many of them older than 1000 years!), what really makes Carmanah unusual is the towering groves of virgin ...
... rained the whole way, but not too heavily. That was lucky because once we were back in the car it became quite torrential. Even the weather gods make mistakes sometimes. We were in the Mt Washington ski area and although there was no snow around, the countryside was very beautiful as all the deciduous undergrowth had turned yellow and red beneath the dark green of the fir trees. It would have been nice to have better weather and more time to explore this region. ...