Old House Village Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Courtenay
... and the hives are greatly diminished. At the height of the season, the hives were stacked 4 high and they produced 500 pounds of honey. Today the hives are only 1 hive high and the bees were pretty lazy although one made Jeff jump back from its dive at him.
Dinner tonight was at Francesco's. It is an Italian place where many famous people have dined. Luckily ...
... a nice little place and the most appealing factor....its quiet, it must be just out of season as it has good reviews but there were only 2 other peopl staying! Great for a much needed sleep! After days of philidelpia sandwiches (our main source of lunch for 4 months) and subways we needed some deccent food so we found a wallmart and cooked up a feast of butternut squash and chickpea curry with green beans and rice! It was soooo nice to eat ...
... the excursions, with no guarantee of watching, are quite expensive for us. So we head south and start our day hikes at Elk Falls, where lots of residents do some jogging or walk around the river, but not go further the electrical central. After it, we are the only ones hiking up to the falls, certainly hidden and with a horrible viewpoint, which makes me risk and get down over the rocks to get a better view. A good ...
... saw another otter ( not common) and later margaret and I had a swim. My first one in the Salish Sea.
Next morning I took my last walk along the beach before Lorette and I left margaret to her solitude and headed for Sproat lake, near Port Alberni. On the way we stopped at Coombs, roadside markets here and a cafe where goats graze on the roof! Another stop was at Cathedral Grove, a provincial ...
... cod, which cost us a cannon ball on the ocean floor
Det caught a little too much wind in his hair! He also caught a hook in the finger, line and flashers wrapped around his head, and the fishing net pole to his noggin', all thanks to us greenbeans!
Between bites, ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility