Town Centre Hotel
Travel Blogs from Powell River
... fresh air, a glacier, zero clouds, some hot springs, and no signs of human existence for about 15km where I pitched my tent. Feeling of total freedom and adventure during the times when I decided to cut my own trail and climb to the top of a mountain.
It has been great experience working in Chile. I had the opportunity to meet some super friendly people and learn a bunch; but soon, even better I will get to go and meet Ginenne again.
... mine ;-) We split quickly at the terminal in Horseshoe bay, because my ferry was ready to leave!
That was so much fun! I remembered a little bit the old ferries which took us to Dover, here, you can connect your computer, there is free wifi, a restaurant with all you want... I had this good hot chocolate, while looking outside, hearing and feeling the engines making this little sound and vibration, the sun was ...
... we would feast on them. The paddling goes easy and we're able to cover 23 miles rather quickly (about 8 hours). In a large protected bay, we notice buildings near the shore and a nice lawn with picnic tables. Should we stop here? It's 6:30pm and are tempted to continue paddling because of the great conditions, but Shirley is feeling pretty achey, so we stop. The place turns out to be a private campground, but no campers in sight today. We meet ...
... beach with good waves for beginners and intermediates :).
Lol, getting our long boards down to the beach was a huge task in itself, let alone getting in the water ready to surf away. Carrying both boards between us, we finally made it to the beach and after a short briefing of the basic surfing skills on the beach we got in the sea. In our warm wetsuits and boots the pacific ocean felt amazing!! The sun was shining above us and the scenery around us was beautiful. Surfing today was ...
Sunset on the Pacific Coast (on Sept. 17th); sunrise on the Atlantic (on Sept. 19th).
While the sun will be rising by the time that we fly over Douglas Bay tomorrow morning, it will be dark when we leave for the airport & the forecast is for rain so the evening picture captures our sense of the place from which we are leaving and to which we will return.
So where did the idea for this adventure come from? (A question that both of us ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center