Strathcona Park Lodge & Outdoor Education Centre
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... Angus' 6 year old daughter). Sophie caught two flounder, I accidentally caught a perch so she was winning but then I managed to catch what I thought was a piece of British Columbia but was actually an old fishing net. Angus helped me get it off the bottom and then he freed all the animals living in it before disposing of the net - which meant Sophie caught the most fish but I caught the most species (snails, cucumber, Kina, starfish, worms)! Early dinner again and then we had ...
... from the local mine. The RV parks are full as there are two large construction projects underway in the area - one earthquake reinforcing a dam and the other building a hospital. The Nyrstar copper/zinc/lead concentrate mine at Mira Falls, 90 km from Campbell River, has just announced a shutdown. Tough times ahead for some in the community.
... at a small fish place just off the water in an attached harbor called Dick's. It was a great will place with small boats everywhere and an overweight golden retriever who must have been a regular as there were signs posted of him that advised patrons to not feed him to prevent the food from going "straight to his hips." I gambled and went with the fried oyster burger which ended up being really good. Huge, but good. Tan has a grilled fish wrap which ...
... though, a Canadian Riesling...
The weather for the drive back across the island was heaps better than the trip over..
Would have done it a lot quicker if it was not for stopping every 50Mtrs for 'OH look more roadside flowers'... gotta stop and fill another SD card..
We found a real ...
... Mum and cubs were, Mum decided to take her cubs away from the feeding grounds, and then another big fellow arrived. Five bears in less than hour, and fairly close. We were on the other side of the river, the encounter felt very close.
We moved onto Platform 5, and what a wonderful time we had there, still in that bubble. We all were so quiet and still you could hear a pin drop, as we watched another Mum and her older cub, make their ...