Fat Salmon Backpackers

Address: 3250 3rd Ave, Port Alberni, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, V9Y 4E1, Canada | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 3250 3rd Ave, Port Alberni, is near MV Lady Rose.
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    Travel Blogs from Port Alberni

    Sproat Lake

    A travel blog entry by raroboy on Jun 15, 2015

    68 photos

    ... coffee in the kayak we go again and Gine drops Paul off at another beach and paddles around some more… which leaves us enough time for a swim in the warm lake, until it’s time to paddle back… and after we had a shower the kayak is dry and ready to pack away.

    Stockbrot over the fire
    First ...

    Here fishy fishy fishy...

    A travel blog entry by shankspony on Sep 10, 2014

    18 photos

    ... on a salmon. The fillets were enormous, as you can see, and we only needed a single fillet for our own. Blair was more than happy to take the rest, as he said Halibut was his favourite white eating fish. Plus his kids liked it too, and they would have it crumbed in strips and called it chicken fingers!
    We dined like kings, feasting firstly on an afternoon tea of red rock crab - YUMM! and then dinner was Halibut, Coho Salmon and greens - healthy or what?
    A ...

    Forbidden hitchhiking and the fruits it bears

    A travel blog entry by vagrant_reality on May 01, 2012

    15 photos

    ... and ready for every experience.

    In Courteney, a town I did not see, I began walking along the highway to find a decent spot until I found another hitchhiking is illegal sign. I decided to set up on a merge lane about 100m before the sign; the theory being that if I was before the sign then maybe drivers would forget it was illegal and my chances would increase.

    I wasn't sure if the location was any good though because to stop there would be illegal anyway. Oh well, ...

    On the road to Nowhere

    A travel blog entry by teamzandy on Sep 02, 2010

    3 photos

    ... service to the trailhead, we thought we would walk. It was only supposed to be 4 miles. The B&B owner said it would take under an hour, the trail was marked on the map, what could possibly go wrong?

    Unfortunately, the trail was not marked so well in the real world. After 90 minutes of overgrown, winding paths ...

    Fulfilling a Promise

    A travel blog entry by foothills_bears on Jul 03, 2009

    45 photos

    ... our packs, tidying the car, etc. Remarkably, all of this took until 08h00, when we set out from the Information Centre. With the tide low, we were able to start our hike on the beach and bypass the ladders on the first section of the trail. We connected up with the in-land trail at Bridge #4 and from here the trail was more difficult than we had remembered ...