Travel Blogs from Campbell River
Spent day 34 travelling by bus to Campbell River. Started watching the first series of Prison Break to make the journey go faster - oh dear god, the acting and plot is shocking! We thought it was meant to be good. We are staying in a hotel instead of a hostel this time as it was cheap. We weren't sure what to expect but it's perfectly pleasant and right across the street from the sea in downtown Campbell River. Plus we have a double bed each ...
Travel day today. We are moving on from our beautiful Vancouver house to Vancouver Island for another week of fun with the Cheyne Grandparents.
Action stations from 6am to get everyone up, packed, dressed, and fed, for a 7.15am leave in our two taxis - challenge one completed!
We arrive in plenty of time to collect our hire car. Emma smooths out a few problems re vehicle return and charges. We pack our numerous ...
Sure enough, on taking a leisurely stroll that evening, we happened upon a black bear rummaging through the trees. It was AMAZING to see, but it ambled off before we could take any pictures.
At nightfall we noticed that we also shared our pitch with a large (or in Becky's eyes: a HUMUNGOUS!) orb spider and a large toad! In addition, a rather large animal that was none too impressed that we'd pitched our tent in ...
Yay!! Kayaking!! Cunningly avoiding the jetlag by not sleeping :)
So me and Sarah (the other Exeter exchange student from the main campus) had to catch the Greyhound up to Campbell River at 7.30am - ouch! I think we left the campus by 6.30...which wouldnt be so bad but the day before we had an international orientation which didnt finish till late, and I had to move into my house (ok by move I mean I just threw stuff in ...
We got an early start today and knocked out some errands. Got dingy gas, got rid of trash and recycling, and filled the water tanks. By 11am we were off to go salmon fishing. We fished for 3 hours and only caught one Ling Cod.
Around 3, we headed into Cortes Bay since the winds were forecasted to pick up from the SE. On our way in, we saw ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility