Narrows Inn & Marina
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- Shuttle bus service
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... it was built in the 1940's and housed primarily the upper echelon of commercial fishing. After the cannery's unfortunate closing in 1970, two local businessmen, in an epic undertaking, had the lodge jacked up from its foundation and lowered onto a log raft. Towed for over 70 miles, the log raft crossed the waters of the Inside Passage from Hidden Inlet, located on the Portland Canal.
... weather was very overcast. No rain so far, and I saw a float plane flying overhead, so I was hoping that our luck would hold out throughout the morning. Since I had to be at my specified meeting point at 7:45, I decided to have breakfast in the buffet. As usual, it was crazy busy up there. Fortunately, I was able to grab some food and find a table. I need to mention that since it is so cold here, no one wants to sit out the outside tables where cruisers normally will sit if ...
... and lots of cruise ship people. Town basically built at the edge of a cliff. The airport is a separate island that you have to ferry to. Can handle several cruise ships at a time ...
A fine misty morning but still a good day for a drive up the mountain for an awesome view. I am hoping the mist clears by the time we get to where we are going but either way it's still a beautiful drive.
First drive through is a drive to Connel Lake. This is a lake with a really old dam on it. The dam used to feed water to both the creek and to a pulp mill a few miles away. The water got to the pulp mill via big pipes made of ...
... charter boats go. They go there because the fishing is generally good but more because it is really close to town. Since it is popular, we generally avoid it because here you do combat fishing. There are so many boats that you sometimes tangle lines with other boats and most arguments are later settled on the dock. Lucky for us, most charter boats have already headed in so we have most of the fishing ground to ourselves. The results are the same ...