Painted Turtle Guesthouse
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPainted Turtle Guesthouse Nanaimo
This is a very nice place! The common room and kitchen are great, many windows, lots of light... in this dark winter weather, I appreciate! Very well located, close to the waterfront, into the art district. Cafes, restaurants nearby, as well as a grocery store at about 10 min walk. If I come back to Nanaimo I will stay here again!
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So annoyingly this is actually the second time I've written this post as I restarted the computer without saving it..I was even going to click save draft but didn't because I thought I'd post it before I went out...but hey ho lesson learnt!
But anyway YESTERDAY WAS CANADA DAY which is essentially the pre-party for my birthday, obviously …
... to be filled but hard to say exactly with what...normally consisted of waking up around 8 to a cup of coffee courtesy of my father, a game or two of cribbage ( a card game we have played since I was old enough to count....which is now a bit of a competition between the two of us), dog walking, maybe some berry picking. some more cribbage or perhaps another dog walk...and in the evenings I watched West Wing with my mother...a show I somehow ...
... walk then the Stroop factory near he. It doesn't produce much Stroop anymore but the local town is trying to convert it into a historical site to see the old method of Stroop production.. We ate in Balen at Muun Haus. It's an old Brewers house the has been renovated into avert nice restaurant/ bar with a very nice outside patio. Food was yummy and we had really nice Chiean Sauvignon ...
... for a little bit. Then mom woke up and I unpacked. I made dinner for my mom and grandparents (Diced chicken and cashew lettuce wraps with steamed rice). My aunt and cousin dropped by, it was so nice to see everyone. I took my mom to work, because we only have one vehicle between the two of us because my car is presently not insured while I am working and living in China. After I popped by the school to visit Sandra and Nancy. It was so great to see them. You don't realize how ...
Although exhausting, the ladders along the trail are extremely helpful as without them you would really have a hard time climbing the cliffs. Years back when the trail was truly wilderness it would have taken some pretty tough hikers to tackle it. I guess we have gotten soft over the years!
Continuing along the trail you encounter many lookout points where you can see the crashing waves against the rocks. At times you would swear ...