Sea Star Beach Retreat
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Good old Tofino! It's the Canadian surfing mecca. Located on the west coast of Vancouver Island we spent a 4 day weekend here. The great thing about Tofino (apart from the stunning scenery) is its laid back atmosphere (much like Byron Bay). Each day pretty much consisted of waking up and taking a stroll or easy drive to brunch, followed by a walk …
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today we went to the Ucluelet aquarium. It was all one room strangely and it was much smaller than our Cornwall aquarium. BUT you could touch and feel all the creatures in the small tanks. It was amazing! I picked up a crab, it crawled all over my hand but luckily it didn't pinch me.
Lenny found some sea anemones. They were magic because when you put your finger in their tentacles, they coiled around your finger leaving you trapped! But ...
... moss hanging from the branches of towering Sitka spruce.
At the hot springs, there was pit facilities and dressing rooms, it took some time for Dad and I to get to the springs safely as the rocks were quite slippery, the water is very hot, so getting in the water was an interesting feat. We both felt cooked when we did get out, although enjoyed the tranquility of the gift of mother nature.
We spent the remainder of the 3 hours free time, ...
... from their seats, but I’m sure a nice lunch will see them right again. We can’t see a Maccas or Tim Horton’s anywhere and have to settle for the deep fried offerings at the local takeaway. No worries, we’ll be in Tofino and on the beach real soon. It’s only a short drive, and there are no mountains. Along the way, I’m amazed at the ingenuity of the early explorers in naming the places they visited. Ucluelet has Big ...
... once" (I can't spell it the way they pronounce it but you get the idea) or "I've always wanted to go there" which then leads to a chat about where they went and where we live etc.... She was so nice too, I had borrowed a book from their library and she's like "oh if you see any there you like feel free to take some, we have too many". So Ben had started Toby to warm him up when I went into the office and then sat there waiting till I came trotting out 15mins later after a big ...