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The frog pond fascinated her...
We were walking along one of the trails at the back of the property and CJ squated down to inspect a deer print she had seen in the dirt... I was coming up behind her and saw her tense then gasp and leap backwards like a toad...
She had just realised that not far from the deer print there was a big bear print, compleet with huge claws... ...
... with how nice the grounds are kept and how well the animals that can’t return to wild get looked after.
Close by is the Little Qualicum Falls, we started our walk at the Lower Bridge and make our way to the Higher Bridge, all the National Parks in Canada are beautifully maintained, the mossy gorge was spectacular and it was a decent length walk also for some exercise, that we’ve not had time for being on the go all the time.
Lunch was ...
... yet before we decided to pull up and check the map... Good thing we did because the trail was still 7km away - I'm betting the website meant it was a 15min DRIVE there haha, it was just written in a bit of a misleading way. Sooo we turned around and headed back to camp - it was a bit annoying but a good bit of exercise there anyhow! Back inside the campgrounds are a few other trails so we headed along the Hydro Trail for a bit and came out at the Nanaimo River. We stopped ...
... Qualicum Beach - we are spoiled!
That evening while folding the last of the laundry we relaxed and watched some "wipeout" before a comfortable night sleep. We have been very well taken care of here by Barb and Denis!! A great stop with a chance to recharge and visit with good friends. Thank you Barb and Denis for having us!!
Snuggling into a warm comfy bed,
After a quick stop at Walmart to buy some snowboots and pants for the kids, we headed north to Vancouver Island's snow field, Mt Washington. We were beginning to wonder if we would see snow as it was so dreary and wet. But as we climbed up the road leading to the mountain we started to see snow and the next thing the rain turned into snow – magical! The kids were frothing at the mouth to get out of the car into it, so we found a pull in area where other people had parked and ...