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 on Aug 21, 2013

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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 ...

Vancouver Island Iranian Style

A travel blog entry by catndeano on Jun 03, 2011

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... would cost us to insure a vehicle. It was surprisingly easy as we can use our UK license and as long as we have a zip code to use all we had to do was pay. We're going to have to find a cheap enough car though as the insurance will cost around $1000 dollars for 6 months only! Back at the house we helped Badi in the garden to clean a few things up and then we had a bite to eat and got ready to go out for the afternoon. After lunch we drove round town to look at another piece of land that ...

Whale breath stinks!

A travel blog entry by colin on Sep 16, 2009

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... I was a little bit concerned about sea-sickness but it wasn't a problem at all. We did see humpback whales, including a mother and calf. It was interesting to see the 'footprint' whales leave in the water, they leave behind disturbed water which stays visible for several minutes. Every now and then we would drift through a bit of air which a whale had exhaled, it smelled bad, but I guess Listerine isn't a big ...

Fulfilling a Promise

A travel blog entry by foothills_bears on Jul 03, 2009

45 photos

... a delight and gave us a chance to stretch our backs, shoulders, and legs. We allowed the pressure to drain from our feet by lying with our feet up-slope...a little taste of heaven! And we marvelled at the numerous humming birds flitting amongst the nearby shrubs.

At Michigan Creek, were were able to descend to the coastal trail once more. ...

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This hostel, located on 3250 3rd Ave, Port Alberni, is near MV Lady Rose.
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