Painted Boat Resort

PO BOX 153, Madeira Park, British Columbia, VON 2HO, Canada | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Madeira Park

Forbidden hitchhiking and the fruits it bears

A travel blog entry by vagrant_reality


... I had! I felt like Juniper had changed my luck and I was right because within 10 minutes I had my next lift. A beaten old pickup truck stopped and reversed about 70m to pick me up, obviously a person who doesn't care about road laws anyway!

I put my stuff behind the seat and jumped in. We exchanged names and details. His name I forget but he was a fisherman, and as soon as he said that I could see it in him. From my time spent on the docks in Sitka I realised there is ...

Birthday, Canadian style.

A travel blog entry by alvrez


Woke up to another grey day in Canada – definitely no snow forecast, it's just too warm (even though the temps around 6-8 degrees. Kate and Fred sang 'Happy birthday’ to me, Josh grunted – teenage speak for ‘Happy Birthday’. After a hotel breakfast we drove around Nanaimo, but it probably didn’t look its best on such a grey, wet day. We stopped at morning tea at ‘Tim Horton’s’ for a donut and coffee ...

Car, plane, plane, bus, car, ferry, car, home.....

A travel blog entry by kimbabe


... During this brief conversation he received a call on his walkie talkie asking about a car without a driver. All the other cars had to drive around my car and I was the last one off. After conquering a full day of travel, mainly stress free, wouldn't you know it? Almost 10,000Km of travel and I lose my car on a B.C. ferry?! Does it get any more loser-ish than that? Whatever! I was safe, on home soil, and had time to buy a 6pk before the ...

One of our favorite stops along the sunshine coast

A travel blog entry by bonaventure


June 10th. Vancouver to Pender Harbor approximately 50 miles in 6 hours.

Pender Harbor is one of our favorite stops and we spend a night on the dock at Fisherman's Warf Marina. A hike to the pub for dinner and a little basketball (NBA Finals game ...

A Home in the Forest

A travel blog entry by crossroadcanada


... the mountains, we boarded the ferry to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. It was great for both of us to be on a ferry again. It reminded us so much of other ferries we had sailed with on the east coast It left us with a great sense of déjà vu. Ferry travel is an integral means of transportation for a lot of people in Canada. Whether it's crossing the St. Lawrence in Quebec or travelling to the Magdalene Islands from Prince ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on PO BOX 153, Madeira Park, is near Pender Hill Park.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding