Travel Blogs from Port Renfrew, Canada

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Family vacation!, Port Renfrew, Vancouver Island, Canada travel blog

Family vacation!

A travel blog entry by csimpson

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... . From the southern port city of Victoria, we drive a bumpy, pot-hole-filled road for 2 hours north through dense conifer forest to Port Renfrew, a teeny-tiny end-of-the-road town where Vancouverites go to get away from it all. My family - all 16 of us! - ...

Port Renfrew, Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

Port Renfrew

A travel blog entry by jkirby

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Day 12 Drove up to Port Renfrew from Victoria Hiked a portion of the San Juan de Fuca Trail from Port Renfrew. Returned to Victoria  and had dinner at Moxies while we did our laundry a block down the street. See picasa for more ...

Cougar Country, Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

Cougar Country

A travel blog entry by mobile_mellett

... . Either that or he just thought I was an annoying dickhead, thus perfect panther prey. Leaving behind the Rangers station and Port Renfrew, a town that could not decide whether it wanted to be a rural crack den or an Indian reservation, I took my ...

West Coast Trail, Carmanah Beach, Canada travel blog

West Coast Trail

A travel blog entry by iriemaan

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... zu wandern, in dem eine komischerweise Totenstille geherrscht hat. Am Samstag haben wir es dann geschafft, wir sind in Port Renfrew angekommen!!! Eine geile Zeit ging zu Ende und wir mussten uns wieder auf Zivilisation gefasst machen, was nicht so ...

The End of the mission, Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

The End of the mission

A travel blog entry by badgers07

The West Coast Trail is over - ...

Faster than a Slug, Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

Faster than a Slug

A travel blog entry by gilmer

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Today was our day to leave Port Renfrew and drive to Victoria. At Victoria, we were to return our rental car and then find the condo we were renting for a week. Before we left, I loaded up the car with our luggage and waited for Mom to finish tidying up ...

Heading to Lake Cowichan, Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

Heading to Lake Cowichan

A travel blog entry by gilmer

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... so decided to head back before nightfall. I didn't want to drive on the crooked road in the dark. We ended up driving back to Port Renfrew and stopping at the local beach to watch the sunset. It was still beautiful and I was not disappointed in it - took ...

The End of the Trail, Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

The End of the Trail

A travel blog entry by foothills_bears

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... . Imagine our surprise and dissappointment, however, when we discovered that there was no longer any taxi service to the town of Port Renfrew another 3 km distant! Curses! And ironically, after 7 days on the trail without a single blister, Celine earned a ...

We're off to the falls, Tsusuit Falls, Canada travel blog

We're off to the falls

A travel blog entry by veger

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Day two on the trail and we have made it to Tsusuit falls, the falls are beautiful.  This camp Site is very popular amongst West coast Trail hikers.   Today's hike covered 13 kms and had us on the beach and inland hiking.  The beach is no ...

In der Mitte des Trails, West Coast Trail, Canada travel blog

In der Mitte des Trails

A travel blog entry by nature-explorer

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Wir brachen um 08:20 auf, als die Flut schon recht weit aufgelaufen war. Aber viel früher geht es mit Frühstücken, Zelt abbauen und Packen kaum. Wir brauchen immer so an die zwei Stunden. Unser erstes Ziel war das schon vom Camp aus sichtbare "Hole ...

Our Cottage/Cabin Rental, Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

Our Cottage/Cabin Rental

A travel blog entry by gilmer

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Is it a Cottage or a Cabin? Does it really matter what you call it? As for me, I call it a cabin sometimes and a cottage other times. I guess it just depends what type of mood I am having at that particular time. lol We are renting a cabin by a ...

Ladders going Up! Ladders going Down!, Walbran Creek, Canada travel blog

Ladders going Up! Ladders going Down!

A travel blog entry by foothills_bears

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Walbran Creek to Camper Creek 9 km - 8 hrs This morning we woke up to...more rain! Isha also alerted us to a set of cougar tracks that had appeared in the night. The big cat had been stalking an ungulate that bolted to escape the predator. ...

Abhängig von der Tide, West Coast Trail, Canada travel blog

Abhängig von der Tide

A travel blog entry by nature-explorer

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Für den Weiterweg nach Trasher Cove gibt es zwei Alternativen: Den Hauptweg durch den Wald oder die Küstenstrecke über Owen Point. Wir entschieden uns für letztere. Da aber für die Passage von Owen Point maximal ein Wasserstand von 1.8m möglich ...

Eploring Port Renfrew with our Mazda 2, Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

Eploring Port Renfrew with our Mazda 2

A travel blog entry by gilmer

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... ). Anyways, the collie kept running along with the waves - very cute. After walking at the local beach, Mom and I drove further into Port Renfrew. During this drive, we came upon Botanical Beach Juan De Fuca Park. Mom and I checked out the map and then ...

10 Tage Burger braten!, Carmanah Beach, Canada travel blog

10 Tage Burger braten!

A travel blog entry by iriemaan

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"Chez Monique's" ist ein kleines "Restaurant" in Mitten des West Coast Trails, also eher eine Versorgungsstation fuer die ganzen Hiker, die seit ein paar Tagen nichts G'scheids mehr gegessen haben. Und wir sollten fuer die Wanderer Burger braten, was wir ...

Cruisin, Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

Cruisin

A travel blog entry by l_schultz

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... speeding ticket. I have found the car is a fantastic conversation starter. I met at 3 people today who wanted to learn about the car. Someone told me that convertible beetles never made it to Canada. Tim Horton Chocolate Chip Muffin Count: ...

Whale Watching II, Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

Whale Watching II

A travel blog entry by andrea.adrian

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Am nächsten Tag in Victoria machten wir alle zusammen einen gemeinsamen Sonntagsausflug nach Port Renfrew. Seit Tagen wurden wir immer wieder gefragt, ob wir nicht doch nach Tofino wollten. Das wäre aber bestimmt ein zu grosser Stress gewesen. Mit dem ...

Arrived in Port Renfrew ay 3:30 p.m., Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

Arrived in Port Renfrew ay 3:30 p.m.

A travel blog entry by pvanasp

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We left Comox at about 8:30 a.m. This morning. There was a lot of road to travel to our campground. It was on the west side of the island so we could catch a glimpse of the Juan de Fuca strait. Unfortunately the mist had fallen densely on the whole ...

Île de Vancouver (2/3), Juan de Fuca Park, Canada travel blog

Île de Vancouver (2/3)

A travel blog entry by thenonos

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Juan de Fuca Provincial Park (Trail 6kms A-R) Goldstream Provincial Park --> Niagara Falls ...

Injury and a black wolf, Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

Injury and a black wolf

A travel blog entry by veger

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Today was a bad day on the trail, Linda did something to her knee at kilometer 33, she hiked another 9 kilometers and near the end could barely put any weight on it, she was such trooper not complaining at all on the contrary she tried to work it out, ...

Climbing up and down the West Coast Trail, Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

Climbing up and down the West Coast Trail

A travel blog entry by peter_karen

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... provided a quick blow by blow account below along with plenty of photos of the 160 bridges and ladders and general disrepair. Day 1 - Port Renfrew to 30 Mile Creek (camping alongside the trail) The first day involved waking up at 6am after only 5 hours ...

Wet and Weary, Cribbs Creek, Canada travel blog

Wet and Weary

A travel blog entry by foothills_bears

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Cribs Creek CG to Walbran CG 11 km - 8 hrs Last night it had rained, so we knew we would be packing up a wet fly. Then, shortly after breakfast, a soft mist turned into a gentle shower. As things started to get wet, we put on our rain gear and pack ...

I made it!, Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

I made it!

A travel blog entry by walterm

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Just wanted to let you know that I made it out and man, was it tough.  Will expand when I have more time, but right now isn't a good time.  You know, mom blah blah blah.....oh I should be quiet you are typing.....30 seconds later blah blah ...

Vancouver Island- Ferries and Flowers, Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

Vancouver Island- Ferries and Flowers

A travel blog entry by kerridav1

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... more soothing feel. Couldn't see any Australia natives here! Our journey then continued along a very windy coastal road to Port Renfrew, a very unprepossessing fishing village. Our lodging enjoys a walk to private beach on the property and the trailhead ...

A Day of Rest, Camper Creek, United States travel blog

A Day of Rest

A travel blog entry by foothills_bears

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... the afternoon, a man and his 19 yr old son rolled into camp after having hiked for 10 hours  in the pouring rain from Port Renfrew. They were keen to do this trip but seemed oddly unprepared. They didn't bother to set up there tent properly, they ...

Immer am Strand entlang, West Coast Trail, Canada travel blog

Immer am Strand entlang

A travel blog entry by nature-explorer

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Die heutige Etappe verlief hauptsächlich am Ufer. Um bei Ebbe auf dem Shelf, das viel härter als der lose Sand am Strand ist, gehen zu können, brachen wir erst um 10:30 auf. Die ersten Kilometer sollte es noch durch den Wald gehen. Allerdings war ...

Holy S#!T I found internet, Port Renfrew, Canada travel blog

Holy S#!T I found internet

A travel blog entry by kikster

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So apparently everyone carries a laptop or blackberry with them, b/c I am having probs finding the net here.  Port Renfrew Community hall has access, and Im updating as much as I can here.  I may not enter anything for a few more days depending ...

Regenwald pur: Schlamm. Regen und kaputte Wege, West Coast Trail, Canada travel blog

Regenwald pur: Schlamm. Regen und kaputte Wege

A travel blog entry by nature-explorer

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Wenn es einen geigneten Tag für Regen gibt, dann wohl den heutigen. Schon im Führer stand, dass diese Etappe diejenige mit dem größten Matsch sei. Und bei Regen wird dieses Urwaldfeeling natürlich noch verstärkt. Der leichte Regen, der bereits am ...

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