Marina West Motel
Travel Blogs from Tofino
... this doing here kind of must see place on the road trip. Everything from goats grazing on grassy rooftops, to.. you guessed it Diane.. cappuccino! Onward to a little cluster of establishments on the outskirts of Tofino that has all the essentials... coffee, ice cream, chocolate... and great fish tacos. You can also eat a more substantial meal there, in case you don't think a caramel sunday with cone, ice cream, caramel sauce and chocolate surfer dude meets Canada's food ...
... The waves are out there" the ghost whispered "Just walk on, you will find them".
Inspired by that sign of fate, I slipped into the wetsuit (that sounds easy here, believe me it's not!), dropped my bike and backpack on safe ground and continued walking for about 3 minutes towards the growling sound. Believe it or not - I found the ocean. Even waves have been there and rewarded me royally for my morning adventure. In time, I stopped, drove back in the (wet) wetsuit, gave ...
... a knife or the time, but the tradition has expanded to be for anyone that visits. Some people have obviously berthed and brought all their tools on land. Others are very simple. The walk would have been beautiful anyway, but this made it all the more unique.
The springs themselves are tiny, and our decision to avoid the crowds was a brilliant one. I loved being able to have them for just us, to have shared them, would have been like sharing a bath with ...
... There is a manmade staircase down to the beach, although at the start of the path it this times says beware of the wolves, we didnt see any! The sun sets directly onto this beach and tomorrow we cant wait to go back in the evening and chill out watching the sun..thats if the weather holds out, this is afterall tofino, the pacfic coast and the weather here changes minute to minute, we have been very lucky so far! Fingers crossed tomorrow we are off to find some BIG ...
... super excited all morning and were pumped for the beach. As soon as we got there...they were off. Next thing I knew..Phin was yelling at Winnie and I to join him, Tara and Steph...we ran over and Bubba was lying limp on the ground..no breath..no heartbeat. After the immediate panic, Phin picked him up and we all were running to the car. He was just a bag of bones as Phin was carrying him. We dont know whether it was ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting