Travel Blogs from Campbell River
... which has a great First Nation section and a history of the explosion of Ripple
Rock, a local nautical event that is quite interesting, especially to the male
members of our party. Then we took Jude and John out to Seymour Narrows
to see the Ripple Rock area.
Still drizzly and chilly and the
eagles have not visited. Such a shame, I thought for sure we would ...
... and had spent money on a better sleeping mat. All this paid off because we were warm and relatively comfy. Becky had decided to bring her thermals (or should I say, MY thermals) this time round - so she was warmer than most!
In the morning, we woke and had breakfast. As we sat munching our smoked-toast, a bald eagle soared down the river - now, you can't say you see that marvelous sight everyday!
We packed up our tent, ...
Heute stand Vancouver Island auf dem Plan.
Was uns im Vorhinein nicht richtig bewusst war, war der große Anreiseweg zur Insel :-)
45 Minuten mit dem Skytrain fahren, dann
60 Minuten mit Bus 1,
20 Minuten mit Bus 2,
90 Miunten mit der Fähre,
45 Minuten mit Bus 3 .... um dann endlich in Victoria, der Hauptstadt Vancouver Islands, anzukommen.
... t see the bottom of the river, or the sides, all around was just thousands of shimmering bodies heading upstream. Quite amazing to see.
Needless to say we took the cold, still option in order to see as much as possible, but this did mean that we emerged with chattering teeth and shivering bodies. Fortunately the guide has some fairly fashionable clothing to help warm us up.
Had a great week with Terry, Jim, Austin & Jake at their place in Campbell river on Vancouver island. They taught us how to play disk golf (frisbee into a basket strapped to a tree). i sucked!
We had a sushi night. Terry taught us to roll even though i sucked at that too! We took some trails to canyon view and elk falls. I had my first ever turkey dinner! was soo good!
And we had such ...