Travel Blogs from Parksville
... to freak me out. What would happen if a bear came strolling along the board walk, which is only 2 people wide? Jump came to mind. Turning off the board walk, we stopped at the taxi rank. The water taxi rank , whereby you pick up a canoe and row yourself across to the otherside. It's like the blue bike system in Melbourne. We eventually found Woods End Landing , and were met with smiles and a warm welcome from Meshay, one of our hosts. She ...
... were fraying and for a short while we thought we were back in New York with drivers blipping and glaring at each other. So .. We decided to go further up the coast away from the mayhem. We've ended up camping in an RV park beachside at Parksville mid afternoon for a change and were content to just stroll around the beach. Many people here as it's a public holiday for Thanksgiving. Parksville ...
... give you a street address as well as the box number, whereas Canada Post just give you the box number. It's the same deal over here where most couriers won't deliver to PO boxes so we went with UPS so that we can still receive parcels if we need to order anything. If anyone wants to send us care packages feel free haha - our address is: PMB # 262 718-333 Brooksbank Avenue, North Vancouver, BC, V7J 3V8 A quick coffee at Macca's and then we were back on the road to Horseshoe ...
... 8221;. Wentworth was very wealthy, but not accepted as part of the socially elite. He bought a lavish house which is now a display house which we visited. Not quite a castle, but almost. Huge rooms with 20 foot ceilings, massive paintings and tapestries, and all the furnishings of the super-rich of the day. Our tour guide went up and down the 3 story massive staircases several times a day, and he is 83 years old. A very interesting fellow.
But I ...
... was not exactly what I wanted but gave me some idea to what was important in my van. The auction story is yet to come, so don't let me forget to share it.
It is clearly impossible not to be impressed or even humbled when you stand next to the monster trees of MacMillan forest. The old growth trees are magical, and embracing. I am hopeful that we can keep them safe along with other old growths around ...
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