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Heute stand Vancouver Island auf dem Plan.
Was uns im Vorhinein nicht richtig bewusst war, war der große Anreiseweg zur Insel :-)
45 Minuten mit dem Skytrain fahren, dann
60 Minuten mit Bus 1,
20 Minuten mit Bus 2,
90 Miunten mit der Fähre,
45 Minuten mit Bus 3 .... um dann endlich in Victoria, der Hauptstadt Vancouver Islands, anzukommen.
... Ed) and his dog (Bear!) who let us stay the night at no charge. 52 days and we haven't paid a dime for camping yet...sweet!
Day 53: Weather day today. We wake up to strong winds and white caps in Johnstone Strait. Conditions are supposed to worsen in the afternoon, so we stay put. Good timing for a weather day because Shirley may be catching a cold -- it explains why she was feeling pretty lousy yesterday. It rains on and off ...
... have asked ourselves more than once by the time that we get to bed in Charlottetown after having been up and enroute for nearly 24 hours.)
August 30th, 2009 was a milestone birthday for Mother and since she would not have been thrilled with a party & since she has always wanted to travel from coast to coast it seemed an appropriate alternative.
Mom just called to say that she has the cards and a crib board packed so we're ready to be on our way.
... speed on 20 kts of wind. Then we trolled for salmon which paid off with a nice catch about 30 minutes before we needed to hit the Dent Rapids. We then transited 3 sets of rapids on slack tide and had about a 2 hr motor to Van Donop Inlet. We dropped the prawn trap just outside the inlet and then got a great anchorage just in front of the lagoon.
We grilled the salmon that we caught earlier in the day and it was the best salmon I've ever had. What a great dinner and a beautiful ...
... scenery we've seen since coming to Canada. The road hugged the coastline and the mountains stretching up away from it were breathtaking. We had to go on another car ferry from Egmont, a cute little one-horse town, across to Saltery Bay (which has about two horses!). The ferry ride was amazing - only a couple of houses the whole way and the rest was just wilderness - mountains, islands and water. Apparently it's a common spot to see ...