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... br> After Chemainus, we stopped at Parksville, just north of Nanaimo. We didn't stay here for long, we just pulled up at 1 of the beaches and had a quick walk. It was pretty chilly so we decided to push on. The drive from here was beautiful. We went through Port Alberni, where Kerri was born, then north form there. The road was surrounded by lakes, mountains (some were even snow capped) and forests. It was exactly what you imagine Canada to ...
But there is more...... hiking, just being here, having time to read books, to plan as we go along, waking up one morning and not knowing where you will be that night, campfires, smores, OMSI science centre, a floating art island and veggie gardens, camp hosts, kind people, libraries, free wiifi.
I don't have an inspiring quote to leave you all but found a great book. "The book of (even more) awesome" by NeilPasricha, he is ...
... was also beautiful.
By now we were getting hungry so headed back towards town in search of food stopping at Wild Side Grill which was basically a fish and chip shop. Between us we demolished a salmon burger (locally caught salmon, delicious) and some battered salmon (odd to start with as you expect it to taste like cod, but also delicious). Feeling fat, we decided to go for another walk along a beach, this time we walked along ...
... has a button which opens the doors from the inside. We have also been shopping. Ground bison was available as was olive oil called Pam and a chocolate bar called Henry. We also made the acquaintance of Aunt Jemima who makes pancakes, rumour has it she lives with Uncle Ben.
I am told that any good clogger needs to impart information of value to her or his readers. So, what did I discover today?
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... he could come back if he wore a dress next time.
We went for another hike, the same day. Milner Gardens has a light show that was very nice. We were especially impressed with the lights made from plastic water bottles.
Today we drove about 3.5 hours over the mountains ...