Travel Blogs from Parksville, Canada

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Lily en Vacance, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Lily en Vacance

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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We catchup with Betty, Parksville, Canada travel blog

We catchup with Betty

A travel blog entry by pandcjs_travels


Checked out of the ivy clad hotel.. The plan was to head north to Parksville and our next stop, Tigh-na-mara.. Gaelic for house beside the sea... The high point of the day was to catch up with Betty, one of Carolynn's internet friends from Wet Canvas. We ...

Test photos #2, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Test photos #2

A travel blog entry by cobra1899


... for the truck and a sink plug(a hint from the travel guides as a must have item). I then decided to head here to Parksville because of the rain. Driving through the mountains the past couple of days has put a lot of salt and ice melting chemicals all ...

Test photo, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Test photo

A travel blog entry by cobra1899


Testing some new technology prior to heading to Asia. Let's see how this works. I can't post photos the regular way. The only way to do it using my iPad is by emailing my photos and blog to my Travelpod account instead of uploading directly to the blog. ...

Back Home - Final Blog Entry, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Back Home - Final Blog Entry

A travel blog entry by leisurologist


Well, we are back home to the Island now, so this will be the last entry to our travel blog. We had a fabulous trip, but, like they say, all good things must come to an end sometime. After 3 days in downtown Sydney, we went to visit some friends who live ...

Beginner's Test, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Beginner's Test

A travel blog entry by leisurologist

OK, so thiis is a test to see how this Travel Blog really works.Today is less than 2 weeks to go before lift-off. Let's see what this looks like ...

Vancouver Island, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Vancouver Island

A travel blog entry by christian-ro


... decay we will not be catching any for dinner tonight. Last night we were discussing the dangerous animals in Australia and Canada, we were particularly concerned about the cougars and grizzly bears. We heard a story about the largest one ever seen in ...

Off to

Off to "the island" :)

A travel blog entry by benny_and_loz


... of taking your home everywhere you go ha. Then we stopped in at Nanaimo to grab some supplies and headed roughly 30km north to Parksville and set up camp at Rathtrevor Provincial Park. There was no ranger here to check us in when we arrived, instead they ...

Aquatic Adventures, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Aquatic Adventures

A travel blog entry by ecoodysseys


... tidal pools. The park is also blessed with numerous trails running through age-old Casuarina trees. Took a drive north, from Parksville, towards Qualicum Beach, and turned into Highway 4 heading towards Tofino. It is a busy highway. Sidetracked to Little ...

Hooray for a roof, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Hooray for a roof

A travel blog entry by solinski


... the annual Sand Sculpture Competition shortly after lunch.  There are sand castle builders from all over the globe (i.e. Austrailia, Canada, US) that come to participate. The winner gets I think it was $8000 - there is a group competition ...

Dag 4 in Parksville, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Dag 4 in Parksville

A travel blog entry by werkmap


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Chillax in Parksville, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Chillax in Parksville

A travel blog entry by abeliwasierisaw


... we'd try a barby tonight on a covered deck by the waterfront, so we took a drive to the closest townships for supplies. Parksville first with its many resorts, then we drove onto Qualicum Beach, a quaint township with no franchise type shops because the ...

von Victoria nach Parksville, Parksville, Canada travel blog

von Victoria nach Parksville

A travel blog entry by palomino_73


Am nächsten Morgen gings weiter Richtung Parksville. Nach ca. 30 Minuten Fahrt machten ich einen Stop beim Malahat Calet um zu frühstücken. Was für ein traumhaft schönes Plätzchen! Vom Patio aus konnte man auf ein Inlet ...

The first day of our adventure., Parksville, Canada travel blog

The first day of our adventure.

A travel blog entry by singers1

The Island Chauffeur is picking us up at 2:00 pm and driving us to Duke Point Ferry, Nanaimo where we will be taking the ferry to Tsawwassen, Vancouver, BC.  Should arrive there around 5:30 pm.  We will then take a cab to the airport.  ...

Transitions, Parksville, Canada travel blog


A travel blog entry by jennamariea


... , Bernie, and Dennis were kind enough to let us stay for a few days in their beautiful home. And that's where we are. Parksville. I couldn't have asked for a more beautiful way to make the transition from our lives in Alberta to a new journey in the ...

Travel Day!, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Travel Day!

A travel blog entry by hollieohs


You would think that, like most sensible people, I would try and get a good night's sleep before travel day. But nobody's ever accused me of being sensible. So naturally the night before I'm due to leave I decide it would probably be a good idea if I ...

Zee en grote bomen, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Zee en grote bomen

A travel blog entry by tienmadeliefjes


We hebben de afgelopen nacht op de kampeerplaats van Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park gestaan. Dat betekent dat we na ons ontbijtje zo aan de wandel kunnen. Dit park ligt aan de kust en bij eb is er een strand van ongeveer een kilometer breed. Op ons ...

Ta da!!!, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Ta da!!!

A travel blog entry by tangoguy

Just a little nervous about starting this trip although thanks to Madeleine's organizational skills everything is well taken care of. Perhaps it's just my discomfort with ...

Spa op Thanksgivingday, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Spa op Thanksgivingday

A travel blog entry by tienmadeliefjes


Gisteren hebben we een spa behandeling geboekt. Het is vandaag een sombere, regenachtige dag en na de kajaktocht leek ons een dagje warmte wel aangenaam. We krijgen beiden een heerlijke massage en genieten van het warme water in de hot tub en het ...

Golf en andere spelletjes, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Golf en andere spelletjes

A travel blog entry by tienmadeliefjes

Voor de eerste keer deze vakantie gaan we golfen. Naast onze camping ligt een kleine golfbaan. Helaas kunnen we niet even inslaan en het is zo'n tien weken geleden dat we voor het laatst hebben gespeeld. We vrezen het ergste, maar als we beginnen blijkt ...

Van west naar Oost, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Van west naar Oost

A travel blog entry by thomasmolineaux


Noot: deze blog is bijna "op". Zie de laatste post Na de westkust trekken we richting Parksville waar Naomi ons opwacht. Prachtig strand, mooie zonsondergang, goeie vrienden. Wat wil een mens nog meer? ...

Start the New Year with a swim!, Parksville Bc, Canada travel blog

Start the New Year with a swim!

A travel blog entry by karob52


... meeting new people and exploring the area's parks and cities. To start the New Year I decided to do the Polar Bear Swim in Parksville. There were 195 of us that took the plunge.   It was definitely cold (I am guessing about 50 degrees) but the ...

More second hand shops and exploring...., Parksville, Canada travel blog

More second hand shops and exploring....

A travel blog entry by yippeeyahoo


One of the many great things about the Island, is how close everything is to stay at one place and do great day trips.  We plunked ourselves down at Sue's home and travelled to Campbell River, Duncan, and to the old growth at ...

Nice time there, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Nice time there

A travel blog entry by nomadicguard


Ferry Back to Vancouver, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Ferry Back to Vancouver

A travel blog entry by nomadicguard


Road Trip - yee-haa, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Road Trip - yee-haa

A travel blog entry by badgers07

... ; it being a beach town, there is not much else to do so we head on up the coast. Qualicum Beach is a similar place to Parksville so we again have a wander around the shops for a while before deciding to move on and get up the coast that night. On our ...

Sundown in Sonora, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Sundown in Sonora

A travel blog entry by andy_n


Following a very hearty breakfast prepared before our eyes by our host, we set out on the short drive inland to MacMillan Provincial Park, home of the remarkable "Cathedral Grove," a 380 acre stand of old growth coastal forest. The Grove is bisected by ...

Two Birthdays this year!, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Two Birthdays this year!

A travel blog entry by abeliwasierisaw


... were in LA ages ago!  Spending most of the day at the resort was a nice final day on Vancouver Island before leaving Parksville, lunch was salad and birthday cake – yes I got a beautiful cake and the birthday song! The afternoon was a stop ...

Back Home, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by leisurologist


We arrived back home today. Still trying to adjust to the time zone and to the cold weather. I didn't post any pictures on the last blog or so, because the internet Wi-Fi connections were not great, and it takes forever to upload these pictures. (Next ...

Vuurtje stoken, Parksville, Canada travel blog

Vuurtje stoken

A travel blog entry by tienmadeliefjes

... we niet erg veel geluk bij het zien van zalmen. Daar hebben we geen 150km omweg voor over. We gaan terug naar Parksville. Hier willen we een beetje relaxen. De rest van de middag vliegt om met huishoudelijke klusjes en vooral met lekker vuurtje stoken. ...

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