Fat Salmon Backpackers
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... She passed off those duties to her 13 year old son, who was incredibly outgoing and polite as he brought us over to meet the horses and chickens on the property. Nate and Soon were quite enamored with his poise and professionalism for such a young man and couldn't pass up the opportunity to take a photo with him!
For dinner, Kara and I cooked up some steaks while Nate and Soon enjoyed their version of a surf 'n' turf having steak and salmon. ...
... for the first time. The canopies were so high, that when you looked up at them, the rain drops seemed to be coming down in slow motion. Mike kind of thought that they would be bigger, but it was awesome.
We had a nice stay in Port Alberni with a very welcoming motel owner, and once again, got to watch some TSN!
... comfy garden chairs. Later we had scrambled eggs for dinner and then got some packing done after a shower. Then we did a bit more Internet surfing (for Vans in Vancouver) and watched an episode of Ugly Betty and then off to bed.
Up at 9am for breakfast and then at 11 Badi and Lesley drove us back to Nanimo to catch the ferry back to the mainland. We arrived at the ferry terminal around 12.15pm, said our goodbyes to our lovely hosts and then boarded the ferry at 12.40.
Well I just got my pack filled and ready for tomorrow. Saturday morning my mom is going to drive my friend and I to the other side of the island. The destination will be a small town called Bamfield. That will be where we start the West Coast Trail and head South. In Bamfield we first have to pay the $127 for the park hiking fee and $32 for the ferry crossing fees. Then we have to attend a 1 1/2 hour orientation session to make sure we still want ...
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 ...