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... harassing the clams that had dug their way into the sand, spitting us with water in an attempt to burrow even deeper. Sabina took us to Little Mountain when we returned to the house. The mountain is just small, but on the back side it offers amazing views of the valley. We took a nice little stroll along the paths on the mountain and headed back so we could catch a movie in Nanaimo. And ...
... I remember them as a kid - I still like the act of toasting them much better than eating them!! Tuesday 30.04.13: Bad news today - we've finally run out of Vegemite!!!! We've squeezed and squeezed some more and our little tube is definitely empty.... I'm cursing myself for not buying the biggest jar possible before we came instead of a little travel-friendly tube at the airport. What am I going to do for breakfast now???? You can buy it at select shops over here but it's about ...
... is going to get framed!
Once at the park, we choose many trails to hike, they are all quite short, but with lots of stairs and always leading to beaches. We hiked:
We have our brunch at one of the beaches, watching some surfers (no swimmers), and then head up for Tofino, a small town, mainly dedicated to surf ...
... most of it sorted out that night, except for the one flight, which we were still dealing with. Finally we got to board the plane. Karen, being the amazing friend that she is, let me have the window seat and sat in the middle between me and the older woman that had the isle seat. We talked to the older lady for a few hours, turns out she was born in Holland and was going back to visit her father. She had a few neat stories. The flight had a stop over, ...
... back to where we started it.
Once off the gravel road, another eternity later, we continued on the highway to Parksville. We got stuck in a construction stop where we had to wait for 30 minutes before they opened the road for traffic again.
Our last stop before Parksville was in Cathedral Grove. This section of the highway is really interesting. Suddenly you are surrounded by incredibly tall trees and the sun disappears above their ...