C&N Backpackers - Tofino
Travel Blogs from Tofino
We finally had some sunshine for our journey to Tofino! Long Beach was pretty cool with some huge waves, a couple of surfers, and lots of washed up kelp. We had another fabulous picnic lunch, on the beach and in the sun this time, while we fought off the attention of all the seagulls. We got a few pictures with the digital camera on the beach, but there should be some more awesome pics from Mike's film camera on the way, its been really hard to find ...
... to huge Kennedy Lake and eventually the turn to Ucluelet.
We drove into town to have a look at the Wild Pacific Trail. It was amazing to see the Pacific Ocean with tide pools and small islands offshore. There were quite a few bent trees from the strong ocean breezes and we even spotted a bald eagle circling above us. The trail wasn’t very long, but it was great to breathe the salty air once again. From Ucluelet, we drove north towards Tofino ...
... und nach Südosten entlang der Straße geradelt. Nach ca. 10-12 km oder so kann man einfach auf den Strand fahren.
Der ist suuuuper breit (auch weil gerade Ebbe war) und der Sand ist durch die Gezeiten tierisch fest. Also ist das mit dem Fahrrad ein wares Vergnügen! Hätte nie gedacht, dass das so funktionieren kann und dass das soviel Spaß macht.
Wir sind da bestimmt so 5 km oder mehr (lässt sich furchtbar ...
... huge here and as a result they have some great English pubs. We ended up at the Bard and Banker and had a couple of pints, K had bangers and mash and G a beef and Guinness pie, a positive change from our US fare.
Next day we ventured out on a whale watching trip. Had three hours out and about. We were hoping to catch some Orca whales, unfortunately they were hiding from us. Apparently they are very prolific around August and ...
... del abismo,
rodé con las estrellas,
mi corazón se desató en el viento."
"And I, infinitesimal being,
drunk with the great starry
likeness, image of
I felt myself a pure part
of the abyss,
I wheeled with the stars,
my heart broke loose on the wind."