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The Schiavones have arrived and much to do. Started with our now traditional bike ride through Stanley Park and repeated our lunch at Sequoia Grille...just as good and as beautiful as last year. Dinner at Feenies that night...not our best meal, but good enough. Next day the guys golfed ithere was n North Van and Fred and I tackled the bridge on …
... Oh and i have also been consuming a lot of pancakes...though not with maple syrup - sad times indeed.
On the more exciting front (exciting for me anyway...maybe not so much for you) last weeknd I went on a fieldtrip with some first year biology students and a third year algae and fungi course (even though im not doin either) to Bamfield Marine Science Centre which is sssssooooo fffaaaaaarrrrr. ok its not really that ...
Well I just got my pack filled and ready for tomorrow. Saturday morning my mom is going to drive my friend and I to the other side of the island. The destination will be a small town called Bamfield. That will be where we start the West Coast Trail and head South. In Bamfield we first have to pay the $127 for the park hiking fee and $32 for the ferry crossing fees. Then we have to attend a 1 1/2 hour orientation session to make sure we still want ...
... but I guess I have seen lots of those so I wasn't too disappointed.
We arrived at Port Alberni at about 7pm and I wandered to the hostel. That is where I am now.
Anyway, enough! Take care :-)
Song of the day : The Lumberjack Song by Monty Python
Distance travelled so far:
21776k's by plane
13935k's by train
5536k's by road
2065 nautical miles (3824k's)
Tsusiat Falls to Cribs Creek
17 km - 9 hrs
Today was a long, long day. It is the furthest we have planned on hiking and it was a lot of work! The weather was overcast but not foggy and an ideal temperature for hiking. We got up at 06h00 and were able to leave the camp site by 08h20 after having a delicious breakfast of bulgar wheat with cranberries, walnuts, and orange juice. This recipe ...