Travel Blogs from Comox, Canada

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Comox, Vancouver Island, Comox, Canada travel blog

Comox, Vancouver Island

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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... talking about traveling, but unfortunately I think that is exactly what Nic and I experienced when leaving San Francisco and heading for Canada.  We were very aware of becoming travel weary but thought maybe that had passed us by leaving Asia but ...

farther west..., Comox, Canada travel blog

farther west...

A travel blog entry by jay29

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All packed up and ready to go.  Shadow helps with the packing in Comox.  Will head to Seattle for a couple days before flying out of Seatac on Feb. 8th - arriving in Tokyo on the ...

What to do between flight & ferry?, Comox, Canada travel blog

What to do between flight & ferry?

A travel blog entry by bandj

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Seems as if the Griffin Pub is the answer...even for very tired little old ...

strange town, Comox, Canada travel blog

strange town

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

... harbour wall for a while and had a chat with a nice guy who was fishing with one of his sons. He asked what we were doing in Canada so we told him about our trip. When we spoke about going to the cook islands soon, he said he had spent 7 months there a ...

Back Home to Canada, Comox, Canada travel blog

Back Home to Canada

A travel blog entry by jacquieanddave

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We left Fiji at 11:00 pm on Friday the 8th of April. We arrived in Comox 1/2 hour before we left, at 10:30 pm on Friday the 8th of April. I don't think either of us felt any younger but it was really good to land in Comox and see my Ma and Pa waiting ...

Let the Adventure Begin....., Comox, Canada travel blog

Let the Adventure Begin.....

A travel blog entry by jacquieanddave

After saying goodbye to Dave's folks, we boarded our plane in Comox. After a very brief stop in Vancouver we were flying north over the Arctic Circle heading for Amsterdam. We only had to wait a little while before we were again, airborn and before we ...

oyster bay, Comox, Canada travel blog

oyster bay

A travel blog entry by moko

... in in our whole trip so far. By the way we pinpoint the map on the trip with Comox because Salmon Point does not exist as a city in our system Tomorrow we will leave for Nanoose bay driving through Comox along the way. Our resort unit is waiting for us ...

Getting the 14 year-old van ready for the drive, Comox, Canada travel blog

Getting the 14 year-old van ready for the drive

A travel blog entry by robsargeant

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My Nissan Quest van is 14 years old, a little weathered, but I think it will do well bringing us across Canada on this one way trip - coast to coast. I had a rebuilt engine installed last year, the body and frame are in good shape, and it was just at ...

Miraculous ferry delay, Comox, Canada travel blog

Miraculous ferry delay

A travel blog entry by robsargeant

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... were a blurr of cleaning, sweeping, and scrubbing, getting our old condominium ready for the march out. That last morning in the Comox Valley had started with a farewell run around the Courtenay Airpark. I took it easy, stopped to do some push-ups and ...

Swine flu love & sorting through the dead files., Comox, Canada travel blog

Swine flu love & sorting through the dead files.

A travel blog entry by robsargeant

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... of the Swine Flu warnings not to travel to Mexico, he bravely flew down there to get his girlfriend so he could bring her back to Canada. They first met, a little over a year ago, on an internet chat site - now they're engaged. Below is my poem. Swine ...

Forest Discovery Centre & Home Depot to Comox, Comox, Canada travel blog

Forest Discovery Centre & Home Depot to Comox

A travel blog entry by elandaa

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... McDonalds and bank inside. So a little bigger. We took our trip North via the scenic Ocean road as opposed to the Trans-Canada highway which runs a bit more inland. We were rewarded by coming across a 2-6-2 logging locomotive on display in a local park. ...

Shorter day!, Comox, Canada travel blog

Shorter day!

A travel blog entry by tessa_joy

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We got to sleep in! We left at 9am this morning and headed out. Our destination was Comox Bay. It was about an 8 hour cruise so it seemed so much shorter than the previous day. We were headed for the Strait of Georgia. Notorious, I was informed, for its ...

Almost had to golf on my last day of work, Comox, Canada travel blog

Almost had to golf on my last day of work

A travel blog entry by robsargeant

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My last day at work I was vol-untold to show up at the Glacier Greens golf course at 7:30 a.m. to replace a coworker, Hal, to be part of a golfing team. He had been tasked, at the last minute, to go on a search and rescue mission to Yellowknife. Most of ...

Canada Day Volunteer Carny, Comox, Canada travel blog

Canada Day Volunteer Carny

A travel blog entry by robsargeant

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... the Comox Valley Crisis Pregnancy Center. The past two years my wife and I helped manage the stand, at the Canada Parade, and Nautical Days celebration at the Comox Marina Park. Since we're moving, we have to train a new crew to take over, this one was ...

Unusual visitation and pic-nic send off, Comox, Canada travel blog

Unusual visitation and pic-nic send off

A travel blog entry by robsargeant

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Saturday evening two deeply spiritual Christian ladies dropped by for a visit. One of them had met my wife in Qualicum Beech a few weeks ago at a woman's retreat and upon hearing that we were moving to the other side of the country, she felt it was ...

Five Types of Halibut Farewell Feast, Comox, Canada travel blog

Five Types of Halibut Farewell Feast

A travel blog entry by robsargeant

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... presented me with a 442 Search & Rescue baseball cap, and a memorial thermos mug with the wing logo and my name engraved on it. I ensured them that I would put it to good use, to keep my daily Timmies coffee warm during the drive across ...

Inside Passage Cruising, inside passage Cruising, Canada travel blog

Inside Passage Cruising

A travel blog entry by desh_karthik

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This was a Day at sea. We spent time exploring the ship. Every night we would receive booklet containing the details of events happening on the next day. The ship had culinary classes, a live theatre which had some amazing entertainment in the night. ...

Hiking at Strathcona Pk & canoing at Little River, Comox, Canada travel blog

Hiking at Strathcona Pk & canoing at Little River

A travel blog entry by lilmont

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... the dust you go on your trousers.  Had to wash everything when we got back to the house. Stopped off at the Comox Farmers Market for fruit and Thrifty Foods for cereals and extra food for Richard then drove over to their other daughter Louise's ...

Rainy day inside till the afternoon, Comox, Canada travel blog

Rainy day inside till the afternoon

A travel blog entry by lilmont

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... end of the pier where there was a big cruising motor boat and had a chat with the owners.  Spoke of our journey across Canada and they told us of some places to visit and to spend at least two nights everywhere.  Had to visit the dinosaur park ...

Enjoyable drive to Comox to relatives, Comox, Canada travel blog

Enjoyable drive to Comox to relatives

A travel blog entry by lilmont

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... with all the signs but I think we would still have difficulties getting to the highways without Jill.  Finally reached the Petro Canada Petrol Station next to the Ferry Terminal with an hour to spare.  Walked down to the waters edge along the ...

Sea air at Seal Bay & walk through forest, Comox, Canada travel blog

Sea air at Seal Bay & walk through forest

A travel blog entry by lilmont

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... over to the other side and walking the trails to Melda's Marsh named after Melda Buchanan the first female Meteorologist in Canada and a staunt environmentalist. Had a little rest at the lake watched the ducks and saw where the beavers had mad a ...

The RV, Comox, Canada travel blog

The RV

A travel blog entry by raroboy

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2005 Four Winds Majestic 21 RB Specifications Sleeping Capacity: 5 Overall Exterior Height - (feet/meters)10' 10" / 3.08 M Chassis Manufacturer Ford Motor Company Chassis E350 Engine Type Triton Engine Size 5.4 L V-8 Generator N/A Fuel Tank Capacity 37 ...

Coming Home, Comox, Canada travel blog

Coming Home

A travel blog entry by raroboy

Coming Home Mar 29 – Apr 1 Motorhome repairs After 3 month on the road… our holiday cruiser decided that it requires some repairs, maybe it was not happy with the updates… so this morning we discovered water underneath the fume hood ...

Getting ready, Comox, Canada travel blog

Getting ready

A travel blog entry by wolfenhall

Well the trip departure date  is rushing at us, I have most of the travel doc's together now and was happy to get a response from a friend in Japan this moring. I was having a difficult time trying to put together a must see list in Tokyo, but ...

the spa trip with fawn, Comox, Canada travel blog

the spa trip with fawn

A travel blog entry by epicurean

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Kitty Coleman Provincial Park in beautiful Comox, Comox, Canada travel blog

Kitty Coleman Provincial Park in beautiful Comox

A travel blog entry by durango

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We left Vancouver at 8am for the ferry to Vancouver Island. Arrived in wind and rain but it soon calmed down so we could go for a lovely beach walk to watch the resident eagle! This is a gorgeous spot, we are parked right of the beach with a wonderful ...

Day1 -3 The Starting point, Comox, Canada travel blog

Day1 -3 The Starting point

A travel blog entry by raroboy

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... we are in Tanzania Our first traffic jam: it's hot, and we are standing nearly still…. An hour later including a ferry ride…. We arrived at Mikadi Beach This is were we started our Holiday. We took a 12 seater plane from Comox to ...

Medicine Bowl Falls, Comox, Canada travel blog

Medicine Bowl Falls

A travel blog entry by lucasp

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Daphne had mentioned this place in one of her emails and said she'd leave a map if we were interested. I forgot to mention it again, but I was able to find a general location online. So we found ourselves on an unmarked single road heading through the ...

My 22nd birthday, Comox, Canada travel blog

My 22nd birthday

A travel blog entry by nataliemarie

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Hi guys!! from Campbell river, we headed back south down the island. Rob suprised me and took me to a beautiful spa resort called Kingfisher on a secluded beach. had an amazing couple of days. Drank lots of wine, ate lots of seafood and had ...

Wow Time Went by Quickly, Comox, Canada travel blog

Wow Time Went by Quickly

A travel blog entry by justjan

Was able to spend 13 glorious days with mom and dad and help out with 'fixing' things as well as cooking dinners and making lunches. Gave dad a much deserved break. I could see the stress in him from helping take care of mom. It certainly requires a lot ...

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