Ocean Village Beach Resort
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... that live in the trees.
We are staying at a lodge that is just 20 yards from the water. The room is very large with a small kitchenette and a private hot tub our balcony.
As you can see I am having a great time. I just wish my friends and family were here too!
... the children for the last night. We haven't been away from them for even five minutes for the whole trip, and it felt wrong to change that on the last night, hard to explain, but there it is.. So instead, we all went to the Wick for a few glasses of bubbly overlooking the beach and then on to our local "chippy", the amazing Wildside Grill - best halibut and chips, bar none! Fish, chips, champagne and a Tofino sunset, not a bad way to round it all ...
... made my way further up the beach and started again. After about 30 mins, a small dam was erected – success, however this wasn’t going to be enough. I then spent the next 60 mins collecting large stones and lugging two large pieces of driftwood down the estuary. Mel was the first guinea pig to cross the 10m dam, which unfortunately collapsed and resulted in Mel making a wee squeal and suffering a sizeable bruise on her thigh – oops. Structural reinforcement was required ...
... are. We’ve been so lucky. Feeling quite discouraged this morning as the Pacific Rim Nat’l Park was so dark and dreary, and we were way down on their waiting list for a campsite, we drove north towards Tofino (the end of a long peninsula) hoping to find a campsite for another night or 2. First we saw this sign saying we were entering a tsunami hazard area (Helen, are you in BC this week?) then we pulled into Crystal Cove ...
... Before we knew it, it was time for Maris to come back and pick us up and head back into Tofino.
The trip back was not as rough as the trip out, and we saw heaps more wildlife and had some very interesting discussions with Maris. He’s just finished his MA in Architecture and his focus was on integrating First Nations’ 'place’ with contemporary tourist locations. Very cool indeed! (And a bit inspirational for me, as it was so good ...
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