Jamie'S Rainforest Inn
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Today when we woke up it was chucking it down with rain. It continued to spit on us for another 2 hours. After that, we had pancakes and maple syrup, it was THE BEST! It was delicious. We let the pancakes go down and went for a long walk along the beach and I didn't like it. It was boring, honestly i don't see the point in walks.
We came back and Lenny, Kitty and ...
... drive back shorter which was good as I was fading.
I finally made it here and after a shower, change of clothes felt human again. James had the night off so we went to his restaurant Sobo to enjoy a feast, best oysters ever. From there headed to a bar called shelters where all the people in hospitality go after their shift.
As you would expect a large crowd of people most of whom knew james and were expecting my arrival. The beer, wine and ...
... had its first outing, Matt's Father's Day present from the children. Archie has been asking for six weeks now and most of the campgrounds were just too wooded...the beach is perfect! Apart from kite flying, we did some rock-pooling, found masses of huge starfish and built a fab sandcastle! More of the same tomorrow. Then back into Tofino for fish and chips all round, at Big Daddy's, then to Tofino Chocolate for ice cream...perfect beach day! Best of all...no ...
... we saw 4 Humpback whales nearby!
Back to the kid zone for Casino Night. I was taught how to play Roulette and I taught kids how to play Spoons while incorporating bets on winners. Each kid got a cup full of 20 poker chips and they got to go to different stations of betting games and lose or gain more chips. The night ended with all of our Shockwaves huddled in the hallway outside the classroom to bet on which of the 4 elevators ...
... lots and there were many people on the streets! The town is only small (again you can walk around much of the town in 10 minutes, but it feels bigger and busier than Ucluelet!
We booked into the Tofino Trek Inn where we stayed last time and where we would highly recommend to anyone! It was nice to be back and very relaxing to be in familiar territory! I think in the last week we have felt more at ease and calmer than we have the whole holiday! After tea we ...
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