McNeill's Inn On The Harborfront
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... trees on the shorelines. We shut off the motor and let the boat drift while we ate lunch and watched the balletic maneuvers of these huge creatures as they dove, their enormous tails vertical above the surface of the water. Then the orcas arrived, performing their own ocean dance, and we sat spellbound by the richness of the ocean life around us. It was completely calm, windless and warm and the sun marked a silver trail along the flat blue surface of the water.
It makes ...
... everyday and take logs which they submit to he government to continue the protective status of the area!
We then saw the big male of the area, Abraham, chasing the female Lenor (who had abandoned the two young female)! Its rare to see the big males as they keep out of site of humans, but it was breeding season and so he was stalking the female! He was massive! I really need to get a decent camera, one of those with 10meter lenses as mine are rubbish for zooming in! One ...
... that travels every year, since 10 years, with their sailing boat around the islands. They also invited us on their boat!
And we also met a very nice young couple from Victoria. We were at the same level right away and spend a nice evening. They gave us very helpful hints where to travel and stay with the campervan traveling from Vancouver to Calgary.
... t very full and during the day went in and out of communities dotted along the island dropping off and picking up passengers.
The bus mostly travelled along the freeway so the scenery didn’t change much except when it went off to the settlements. I am surprised at how tree covered the island is with very little cultivated land. Hardly saw any farms ...
... with comfy leather like recliner chairs and lots of windows. We, however, found the damp metal deck chairs on Deck 6 to be more to our liking. Actually, with no fog and blue sky we were not going to be sitting around much.
Shortly after we left Rupert we came upon three Orca right beside the ferry. They showed off a bit and their spray could be seen for a long time after we passed. I will never tire of watching their sleek black and white bodies rising up out of the ...
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