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Briefly, we made the ferry on time . . . and it was a pleasant 13-hour ride! We were up in plenty of time in PR . . . kind of drizzly, although it was not raining. We got a cab to our ferry ride . . . and got checked in efficiently . . . great food and great ride. More later . . . on the ferry ride.
When we got to Port Hardy it was dark . . . and the getting to the town part form the ferry terminal . . . I suspected was going to be a bit of a challenge . . . well it ...
... a few humpbacks but that was all. After a few hours we were bored with it. Unlike the Alaska ferry you could not move about as much. They did show a couple of movies and Ken and I watched both of them.
We had no trouble finding a campground. We just followed all the other RVs that got off the same ferry. We all stayed at the same place that night.
... the boat started making some funny noises, Skipper Bill said not to worry we were only 1/2 hr from our destination and an 1 hr or so from home so it made sense to keep going and he would check it out once we were fishing. After many trips with Captain Bill have we grown to trust all his decisions and will continue to do so. We fished a bit with out much success we could see our Captain was worried about the engine so we told we had no problem ...
... we learn a little more about each other and our respective journeys; she was quite well travelled. She was very nice, when we arrived at the hostel she refused to let me pay for the taxi, insisting that she's 'got it'. The kindness of people as I travel continues to surprise me; the news lies: people are actually pretty decent most of the time.
C&N Backpackers stands tall and unremarkable. A plain concrete building once used for a movie theater that ...
... jumper of a little to let her appreciate the full power and temperature of the Canadian wind that was whipping past.
All round it was a great start to the trip
We got to the camp after about 4 hours of breath-taking views and realised that our home for the next few days was going to be something a little bit special.
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