Fat Salmon Backpackers

3250 3rd Ave, Port Alberni, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, V9Y 4E1, Canada | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Port Alberni

Surprising Alberni

A travel blog entry by terredeshommes on Jul 14, 2013

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Surprising Alberni


Lors de mon premier voyage en BC, j'avais vraiment suivi le circuit touristique classique: Vancouver, Victoria, petit train pour rejoindre Nanaimo, ensuite Tofino, le Clayoquot Sound et le Pacific Rim National Park, et de lÓ retour Ó Vancouver. Le petit train Útait excellent avec plein de …

Cathedral Grove

A travel blog entry by lucasp


We are on our way to Tofino, and we just stopped at Cathedral Grove which is an old growth fir and cedar forest. Once again, the pictures can't really do it justice. But they are magnificent. The park is quite small, though, which led to a discussion about just how many forests are being protected out here (or anywhere for that matter). Half the park is on one side of the highway, and half is on the other side. The irony of seeing ...

Xmas away from home.

A travel blog entry by richmott

... the morning my brain must not have been functioning properly, as when I arrived at Horseshoe Bay I left my backpack on the bus. In that backpack, I had my passport, laptop, return flight ticket, insurance documentation, Epi’ pen, and work visa.

I think the big guy upstairs thought he would give me a break at this point, because instead of me having to miss the ferry, to go to the bus station to find an emptied backpack, the bus ...

Fulfilling a Promise

A travel blog entry by foothills_bears


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We stopped at the Pacheena Lighthouse to enjoy our lunch in the shade of a huge tree surrounded by a sloped green lawn dotted with white and yellow wildflowers. The tree had a vast canopy and its trunk and branches were covered with green lichen. Taking off our packs and ...

Out of the Wild

A travel blog entry by zigdog1


... a hill, up and down ladders, or across suspension bridges or cable cars to get by. Sometimes the tides are too high to safely take the beach route and the often more difficult forest route is the only option. We soon realized neither was really easier - the beach route was often in deep sand or along slippery, seaweed covered rocks making the hike very tough with full packs (we were behind a group of four guys moving across the ...

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