Sand Dollar Guest House
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... kano's and stophoest! Anyway I digress….
I’m glad we made the trip now and not earlier in the year. There are signs everywhere for snow tyres and even though it was raining for most of the trip we came very close to snow on the mountains. Once you get back down to sea level the tsunami warning signs reappear at regular intervals. I hadn’t appreciated just how much this area in fact, everywhere we’ve been so far, ...
... from Vancouver! #CraiglistFTW
I also SO badly wanted a camcorder for the trip to take a cute personal/class video... But don't have one, so found a cool one online that will do perfectly for the trip :)
Therefore camcorder and work boots= CHECK
PS: Provincial studying sucks ...
... So I arrive at the Empress side door in the pitch black. It's 10 o'clock at night. I look around... surely it won't be open? Not at this time of night for just anybody to walk in? I pushed the door and it swung open. Surprised, I walked in. It was deserted. I found the stairs to the basement, convinced the whole time that I really wasn't supposed to be there and just waiting for a security guard to stop me in my tracks. Nobody came.
When I got ...
... seemed like most of those were here today - it was quite busy, but the park is more than just the bridge and there are some markedly quieter areas. To give it its due, the rest of the park rises above being just another tourist trap by focusing on the forest area in which it's set, namely its flora and fauna and the importance of stewarding the tree and water resources for the preservation of natural balance. The park contains ...
... us up the south side of Cox bay beach to the top of the hill. A small hobbit like trail leads steeply up to the peak of the hill which over looks Cox bay and then over towards Radar Hill etc...amazing.
If you are in Tofino check out TocoFino and Wildside grill (both very simple eateries).
Also did a drive out to Kennedy lake to the old "rainbow" bridge and did some jumping into the massive warm lake.