Great Bear Lodge
Travel Blogs from Port Hardy
... the photos I realized that Dale would really love being here. He did
make a comment about driving and while he was kidding I knew he really wanted
to come. I looked at United.com and there was a fare, cheaper than either ticket
Bekki or I had found. Dale was on his way.
We picked Dale up on Thurs afternoon
at the little Port Hardy airport. Such an unexpected way to spend our week and
we really were happy for the extra ...
... that James and I are talking about this as one of our sailing destinations. You could sail for years and never anchor in the same place twice. Now to get a sailboat here.... 8:00 pm. What a day! We're almost there! We had a great day. Lots to look at. It rained on and off but we still got lots of time on deck. We saw quite a few humpback whales, even though it was from a distance. Next time, it ...
... 3 months in the country and have not received an entry or exit stamp.
But arriving in Canada was a joyous occasion for us since the Union Jacks flutter all along the port of Victoria, and the coins have the Queens Head on them, and the people are not necessarily armed to the teeth. Our camp was brilliant right on the edge of the bay which was frequented by otters, and Sea Eagles, and also Sea Planes which landed about 50 yards from us every 20 ...
... more like ``three guys with Canadian flags walking down the road`` and the fireworks never went off…
Started the diesel heater before lunch and the boat quickly turned from a damp 13C to a dry 25!
Checked the crab trap later and we got nothing but a few Starfish. Once they get over the bait the smother everything and the crabs don't wander into the trap.
Having pulled my mum's leg at the prospect of her feeling ill (she's not great on rough seas), I promptly became ill. (Think Earl has a theory about this which is linked to Karma.)
So, not much to report other than the fact the ferry was very comfortable and we had great leather seats.
Oh, plus I watched a movie, played Bejewled on the laptop, walked about a bit, I did a lot of fidgeting, ...