The Orca Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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This morning we hopped on the inter-island ferry, headed to Orcas Island. We knew we were going to the Lambiel Museum and the Glenwood Springs Salmon Restoration Hatchery. We had heard very little about both- other than "It's impossible to describe the museum" and “It’s so much more than a hatchery.” Both statements were very true.
It will also be impossible for me to describe the Lambiel Museum, ...
... and I sat marvelling at it for a long time, thanking my lucky stars that I get to travel to awesome places around the world, but that I have this to come home to.
This trip has been an amazing journey. I feel like I know myself a little better. I have so much more confidence in myself and my ability to adapt to situations. I am not scared of the solo journey because I know that there will be new and old friends along the ...
... more than you'd guess or we would like. Speaking of plans, going out into the ocean on a boat is different than heading out on the freeway in the car. We have to pay close attention and adjust our plans based on the weather.
We've been having beautiful sunny weather for weeks, which is great. Unfortunately with that sunny weather comes big winds blowing into the straits. The first hurdle for our trip is to get out the straits to the ...
... up at the wharfs and pilings strung along the banks, and gulls squawking and jostling for perches from which to spy out their next morsel.
At this stage we had been in close touch with our friend Dave in Victoria BC who had very kindly invited us to stay with him and his wife at their home for a few days. So we had to temporarily revert to “normal” mode and travel to a timetable so as to arrive at their house on the agreed date. Conversely, we usually ...
... However we were out most of the day and found if we didn’t look the children in the eyes we were left alone!! The good points about the campsite were that it was relatively cheap, well it should have been for the facilities on offer, it was on a bus route and you could have a fire.
We spent most of our time in Victoria with one failed attempt to get further to the village of Sooke......... due to the limited bus service hours ...