North Coast Trail Backpacker's Hostel
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... I'm in heaven!!
Describe remote - no phone, no Internet access, no TV, no radio, no hair dryers, no interruptions, no time keeping. Who needs to spend time on any of this anyway! Just 16 people in amongst the snow capped mountains, in a floating log cabin with more Grizzly Bears and salmon than you can count!
Our fellow travellers are:
Eric and Val from Michigan
David and Sue from Brisbane
Tony and Vera from Perth
Jan from Sydney
Liz from ...
This time we were on the British Columbia ferry called the Northern Expedition. It was newer, beautiful, food very expensive - a ferry boat trying to be a cruise ship. We left Prince Rupert at 7:30 a.m. and got into Port Hardy at 10:30 p.m. with no stops. We were still on the inside passage and the scenery was beautiful but it never changed. The captain did ...
... The tour was with Tide Rip tours…..highly recommended…. The guides were extremely knowledgeable and answered every question! They also laid on a good breakfast and lunch with endless cups of tea, cans of pop and cake so that gives them an extra gold star!
The network of waterways are surrounded by enormous mountains and virgin rainforest and it’s a stunning boat journey to Glen Cove on Knight Inland where the bears are! Within minutes of entering ...
... our cooler looked a little odd, it had funny looking zipper, so Bob asked for the instructions on the cooler and we said are you kidding they don't make instructions for a cooler. We had to get them out of the garbage so Bob could read them, much to his delight he found out that we actually bought a container for a Coleman Lantern. We improvised and put a plastic bag inside even if the instructions didn't say so, it worked just fine. The next ...
I arrived in Port Hardy. The weather: raining BC style (aka drizzling); travel plans: non existent.
First thing first, I needed to decide how to get to the hostel. A local told me about a bus and then a worker told me the bus was not operating. The worker was correct.
I yelled out 'safe travels' to Jennifer as she drove away in her overloaded and messily packed car. I am certain she spent the whole drive to Campbell River going back and forth ...