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This morning we headed north on Hwy 17 to the Saanich Peninsular on Vancouver Island about 36 kms from Victoria.
The Butchart Gardens was originally a limestone quarry which supplied the nearby Portland cement Plant. In the early 1900's Robert and Jennie Butchart came to live at the Tod Inlet and named their home Bervenuto - Italian for 'Welcome'. Jennie had a vision that she would transform the disused ...
... before heading back to the campground to cook up a feast. The sun had come up a bit, and Dave really really wanted to light a fire, so we bought some firewood and gave it a go. It was a failure. We didn't actually have any fire lighters or kindling, and both the firewood and fire pit were quite damp. On top of that it started raining a bit again. Wasn't meant to be. On the plus side, not only is our van a bedroom and a kitchen, it now has a ...
... the wilderness. We met Derek when he came over to Hertfordshire and played on Elliot’s lacrosse team at university and now after six years we were with him again. Although he has changed a lot, much bigger, it wasn’t long before we were joking around and catching up. He brought out a super big birthday ice cream cake for Elliot; we’d never seen anything like it.
Wed – Today ...
... half of the Sriracha mixture, and bring to a boil. Continue to cook for about 5 minutes, dousing the crabs with the sauce until it is reduced by about a half.
Add the rest of the Sriracha mixture to the wok. When it boils, reduce heat, cover, and cook for 6–8 minutes. Stir in the corn-starch-water mixture to thicken, and turn off the stove. Add egg yolk and stir again. Serve crabs immediately, scattered with lots of extra chopped ...
... Fry which we all agreed was the best place to eat in Tofino.
Whilst we should really have been packing and looking for missing toys under the various sofas instead we went for final walks on the beach and final hot tubs. The evening ended with a fire on the beach (i just threw some driftwood into a loose arrangement and flicked a match - no biggie) watching the best sunset we have had over the ocean. Our toasty evening turned to ...
Other places to stay in Tofino
400 MacKenzie Beach Road, Tofino | 3 star hotelfrom $120
- Such a peaceful place
- Good for the price
- It's unanimous, this place is wonderful
500 Osprey Lane at Chesterman Beach, Tofino | 4 star hotelfrom $327
- Excellence, I cannot wait to go back and I will!
- Relaxing Break
- Highly recommend
542 Campbell Street, Tofino | Hotelfrom $149
120 First Street, Tofino | 3 star hotelfrom $71
1294 Lynn Road, Tofino | Hotelfrom $115
250 Main Street, Tofino | Hotelfrom $144