Travel Blogs from Port Alberni, Canada

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Wow - this is a Canadian Lake, Sproat Lake, Canada travel blog

Wow - this is a Canadian Lake

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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Cathedral Grove, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Cathedral Grove

A travel blog entry by myjob

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There's no other place like it in Canada. Imagine yourself midst an ancient 800 year old forest covered in Moss, ferns and full of fresh crisp air. This ancient forest is home to a 800 year old Douglas Fur that stands 76 m tall and 9m round (taller than ...

Sproat Lake, Sproat Lake, Canada travel blog

Sproat Lake

A travel blog entry by crapper66

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The drive to Sproat was an awesome drive, cause it reminded us of out in the country back at home. We arrived around two'o'clock and Sam and Cass were busting to get into the lake. Our sleeping arrangements were brilliant, I would have to rate ...

Oct 05, 2012, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Oct 05, 2012

A travel blog entry by becca_ind

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Whale breath stinks!, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Whale breath stinks!

A travel blog entry by colin

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... boat and did on the way to Ucluelet, but I guess I have seen lots of those so I wasn't too disappointed.  We arrived at Port Alberni at about 7pm and I wandered to the hostel.   That is where I am now. Anyway, enough!  Take care :-) ...

We are heading for Tofino, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

We are heading for Tofino

A travel blog entry by tinkswalkabout

... over the past couple of weeks so I will just give you some of the highlights. Tonight, we are at a Best Western in Port Alberni, about mid-Vancouver Island.  We are on our way to Tofino tomorrow morning. We just needed to get some laundry done, soak ...

Holala, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Holala

A travel blog entry by nycos

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Port Alberni - Gateway to the Pacific Rim - Part 8, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Port Alberni - Gateway to the Pacific Rim - Part 8

A travel blog entry by lobo

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... Date of Trip: Tuesday, August 14,2007 Date Blog Written: August 29, 2007 Distance Driven: 386 km ------------------------------------------------- Port Alberni - Gateway to the Pacific Rim Having written last years blog, Victoria: Blog No. 6 - Port ...

Sproat Lake, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada, Sproat Lake, Canada travel blog

Sproat Lake, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

A travel blog entry by chrisl34

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... found that we were in such a magical spot on the lake it was hard to justify leaving for long.  We made short trips to Port Alberni  for supplies and to wander through the shops.  A lot of the time we spent on the lake, Chris got the ...

beautiful Victoria, Sproat Lake, Canada travel blog

beautiful Victoria

A travel blog entry by sueincanada

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... Next morning I took my last walk along the beach before Lorette and I left margaret to her solitude and headed for Sproat lake, near Port Alberni.  On the way we stopped at Coombs, roadside markets here and a cafe where goats graze on the roof!  ...

Surprising Alberni, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Surprising Alberni

A travel blog entry by terredeshommes

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... , et l'ambiance suivait. J'ai fait le plein de soleil, grand air, machines à vapeur et odeur de bois frais! Si cette escale à Port Alberni s'était arrêtée là, elle aurait déjà été largement au-delà de ce à quoi je m'attendais. Mais il restait ...

Vancouver Island, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Vancouver Island

A travel blog entry by stuffthejubilee

A nothing town in the middle of Vancouver Island. The non-man made stuff is seriously cool ...

Big Trees, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Big Trees

A travel blog entry by schwetzlangford

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... at them, the rain drops seemed to be coming down in slow motion.  Mike kind of thought that they would be bigger, but it was awesome.  We had a nice stay in Port Alberni with a very welcoming motel owner, and once again, got to watch some TSN! ...

First bear!, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

First bear!

A travel blog entry by josep7778

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... the island westbound, driving to Pacific Rim National Park, where we buy our annual passes for all National Parks in Canada. The driving from Port Alberni to Pacific Rim is 90 km, with continuous bends around lake Kennedy. There is not a lot of traffic, ...

Planning My Trip, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Planning My Trip

A travel blog entry by tricia.datene

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I'm sitting here in my home office on a dreary winter day, dreaming of my planned trip to the UK in May and June 2010.  I plan to visit some cousins (those I have met before and some new ones I hope), and do some primary family history ...

Port Alberni, BC: Lake house. Day 3,  Port Alberni, BC, Canada travel blog

Port Alberni, BC: Lake house. Day 3

A travel blog entry by pixieperfect83

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I woke up around 9:30 this morning, ate an oatmeal raspberry muffin, made some tea and sat back down at the dock with my iPod and laptop until others joined me. I went inside after a little while and helped Megan make some bacon and also some different ...

Survived a second night, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Survived a second night

A travel blog entry by mbrom

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... ! The walk around the headland was an easy 2 km. Got back in time for the Our Town festival at the harbourside at Port Alberni. There were a thousand kids out and about with lots of activities provided for them, including kite making and kids hockey, ...

Home at Last, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Home at Last

A travel blog entry by tricia.datene

I made it home on June 20 after about 18  hours of traveling.  Sore feet, sore back and just want to sleep in my  own bed.  Will met me at the airport and my dog, Emmy, met me at home with lots of wiggles of affection.  I will ...

Going to Canada, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Going to Canada

A travel blog entry by josep7778

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... west coast, I think the only highway is the one that leads to Tofino, Ucluelet and Pacific Rim National Park. A few miles before Port Alberni, our first stop will be, after going up and down the highway, and when had almost abandoned the idea of visiting ...

You can even hitch with bus drivers in Vancouver, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

You can even hitch with bus drivers in Vancouver

A travel blog entry by teamzandy

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... had met Dominic from Switzerland. Once again had to admit that we had not met the other European currently present in Port Alberni. Anyway, the next morning we rose at a particularly unsociable hour to catch this cargo ship called the Francis Barkley ...

Cathedral Grove, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Cathedral Grove

A travel blog entry by lucasp

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We are on our way to Tofino, and we just stopped at Cathedral Grove which is an old growth fir and cedar forest. Once again, the pictures can't really do it justice. But they are magnificent. The park is quite small, though, which led to a discussion ...

An island adventure, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

An island adventure

A travel blog entry by beccablog

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... ...he was very impressed and could speak for many minutes on this subject....ask him about it and you'll see. We got gas in Port Alberni and headed for home. Dinner on False Creek at a "fru-fru" restaurant...per Rick (good news was that he picked ...

Port Alberni -- Gateway to Pacific Rim N. P., Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Port Alberni -- Gateway to Pacific Rim N. P.

A travel blog entry by lobo

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... of two, small, older motor vessels known as the Lady Rose and the Francis Barkley. They regularly ply the waters between Port Alberni, Bamfield and Ucluelet - two small communities at either side of the mouth of Barkley Sound. The vessels are used ...

Port Alberni, BC: Lake house. Day 1, Port Alberni, BC, Canada travel blog

Port Alberni, BC: Lake house. Day 1

A travel blog entry by pixieperfect83

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... guests (Some coming from the other side of Canada or from the USA) to get on an expensive BC Ferry, drive 1.5 hours into Port Alberni to find some lacking accommodations at one of the very few hotels before having to drive 20 minutes to be at the ...

Port Alberni, BC: Lake house. Day 2, Port Alberni, BC, Canada travel blog

Port Alberni, BC: Lake house. Day 2

A travel blog entry by pixieperfect83

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... inside Ellen was up and was making some oatmeal and raspberry muffins. She also asked if we were interested in going into Port Alberni to the Farmers market. Megan wanted to get some flowers and try some flower arrangements and center piece ideas for the ...

Of bears and salmon, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Of bears and salmon

A travel blog entry by nancydeb

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... the much superior early morning light. Instead, I had to content myself with footprints under the main bridge into town. I credit Port Alberni with really kindling my bear mania, but it was in Ucluelet that it became truly established to a clinically ...

MY ITINERARY, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

MY ITINERARY

A travel blog entry by tricia.datene

DATE   2010 TRAVEL DETAILS May 21 Port Alberni via Vancouver (YVR) to  London (LGW) May 22 to 26 Horley,  Surrey  May 26 to 28 Ipswich, Suffolk May 28 to ...

Sproat Lake, Sproat Lake, Canada travel blog

Sproat Lake

A travel blog entry by roots

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... soon as we re-entered our car it was late and the sun was about to set. We continued our trip, passing the city of Port Alberni and at 7pm we reached Sproat Lake, a place one guy in the fishing shop recommended for fishing. So we spontaneously decided ...

Spelunkin & Fishin for Bass in BC!!!, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Spelunkin & Fishin for Bass in BC!!!

A travel blog entry by kikster

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... on, but he got away... he was THISS BIG!!  I may return on my trip out... bass fishing... I miss you. So I head to Port Alberni where I plan on looking for a fishing guide tomorrow, and stay at Sprout Lake Camp.  I get the 2nd last spot, and ...

May 16, 2011, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

May 16, 2011

A travel blog entry by billy_biddy

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