Ocean Sands Resort
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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We arrived just as they were preparing lunch.. and were invited to join them..
Hou could I refuse.. Duck eggs and their own beacon.. followed by multi berry pie..
Have not had duck eggs since I left Ireland 34 years ago... Delicious!!!
Then we were taken on a tour of the property..
CJ was in seventh heaven when she discovered loads of ...
... to see 2 of 4 black bear cubs, and quite a few different species of eagles recovering. There are a few animals onsite that won’t ever make it back to the wilderness, like the Bald Eagle with the wing that broke too badly for him to ever fly again, and the bald eagle with the prosthesis beak because he was shot.
With the amount of wild animals in the area including the many deer, it’s a service loved and supported by the community and ...
... power at a campground, so we've switched it over to gas to see if that still works. On the campgrounds' website we'd read about hiking a trail that takes you to a spot that's great for sea lion spotting and sometimes even whale watching - the Cable Bay Trail to Dodd Narrows. It said the hike would take about an hour & the trail was 15mins away from the grounds so we thought we'd give that a go today. Well we got 2km into the walk along main roads & hadn't reached ...
... get nibbled on.
We returned to the water portion of the park for one last play and then headed to Tim Horton's to get Robbie some hot chocolate to warm him up!
When we returned to our hosts house we were greeted by a wonderful afternoon snack of homemade asiago cheese and articoke dip - my favourite! Dinner was equally as yummy, home made borsh with specialty bread from a ...
... also tried Couchsurfing for the 1st time where we stay with a stranger at their house for free! We stayed with this couple who were really nice, cooked us dinner, gave us beer and told us loads about the area which was really good. I was getting the impression however that the guy fancied Nicky because he seemed to keep starring at her a lot and every-time he was talking, he talked at her occasionally glancing in my direction. I would have manned up (probably not!) but I ...