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Hello Folks, I had planned to post to the log more often, but most places we went had no cell signal or internet connection. We truly were out in the middle of BC wilderness. And I am happy to let you know that Ian and I have fallen in love with this part of the country. We have met some wonderful people during our travels and hope to keep in touch …
... 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!
... Die Stadt war die Reise aber auf jeden Fall wert. Es ist eine sehr idyllische,malerische Stadt.
Der Hafen, die kleinen Backsteinhäuschen und der mit Backsteinen gepflasterte Gehweg, geben der Stadt einen ganz besonderen Charme.
Wir haben den Tag und die vielen Shops dort genutzt um unsere Souvenirs einzukaufen und um uns selbst mal so richtig zu verwöhnen, mit Hummer und Muscheln :-)
... is going to get framed!
Once at the park, we choose many trails to hike, they are all quite short, but with lots of stairs and always leading to beaches. We hiked:
We have our brunch at one of the beaches, watching some surfers (no swimmers), and then head up for Tofino, a small town, mainly dedicated to surf ...
... a car driving by ourselves, it's a new experience. These boats are enormous, I figure out that 300 vehicles can fit in them (trucks, RVs, motorbikes, cars...), and of course, lots of walking passengers. The route is more than 1 hour, so we climb to the top board to enjoy the views and the sun, but as soon as the boat starts sailing, the wind is quite cold, and we decide to get into the bar and wait comfortably seated and reading the informations about the island ...