Strathcona Park Lodge & Outdoor Education Centre
Travel Blogs from Campbell River
Had a nice sleep in then we all got up and had some breakfast. Sarah helped Mel make the waffles so we were all ready for another awesome day. We drove up the road to an open clearing in the forestry area where we got to all have a turn firing Jesse and Miranda's guns. First we had a turn of the semi automatic 22, then Miranda's 12 gage shot gun. It's a pink girls guns which is pretty neat. Jesse had brought it last year as her Christmas present. The last gun we shot was Jesses ...
... we have to try our luck with a transient pod who visit the area to eat smaller mammals.
The local guide is excellent and really knowledgeable about the area. All the boats are in communication with each other reporting any animals they have found. The first report that comes through is for a pod of white sided dolphins, so we set off in search of them. We find a pod of about 100 dolphins playing around a tug boat. Magic. We see two ...
Stopped in Campbell River to do some banking, buy a bow case and gas up the truck. We met M1's godmother for a few minutes - cute little chit chat visit so she could give her goddaughter some spending money. Next and final stop for the day - ...
... for the ride and wave goodbye at Campbell River.
I try to call Jennifer, the lady I met on the ferry. No answer. I'll try again in a couple of hours, hopefully I can get through to her. I need a place to stay for a couple of nights and I'd like to
see her again, see if she finally made up her mind about any of her decisions.
I hung out at McDonald's while I waited; even lowered myself and had a burger. Of course, half way through the burger I ...
... room. We slept soundly though and as morning came around us girls were left to snooze as Michael cooked us up some yummy scrambled egg with tomato and avocado :). He told us we needed a hearty breakfast for all the surfing we were going to do today! We packed up camp and headed to Tofino to hire some boards and wetsuits. Us girls went for the longest boards possible (so it makes surfing waves a lot easier!) We had them strapped to the roof, and looking terribly cool and surfy we headed ...
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