Canada

Port Hardy to Price Rupert

We sent the night on the ferry dock at Port Hardy. That night was worse than any night we have spent in a Walmart parking lot, at one point in the wee hours of the morning I thought someone was cutting the grass with an electric lawnmower except there was no grass? The ferry loaded

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Canada

Vancouver Island – Part 3

We were up early next morning to head north from French Creek towards Campbell River, we stopped for breakfast at the Sandbar Café, just north of Qualicum Beach. Catherine remembers this as a gas station from her childhood as she spent many a summer here with her family nearby. Tammy our waitress was full of information

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Canada

Vancouver Island – Part 2

After leaving Paul and Gini’s we headed over to Tofino and Ucluelet on the west coast of the Island for a few days. On the way, we stopped at MacMillan Provincial Park. This park showed Old Growth trees and how the natural forest worked using fallen or dead trees as nursery trees for fertilizer for

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Canada

Vancouver Island – Part 1

We caught the Coho Ferry across the Straight of Juan De Fuca to Victoria on the 31st of May/17, this was 3 weeks ahead of when we had originally planed, but plans change. At this point in our journey we have travelled approximately 6760km (4200miles) upon arriving in Victoria. We can now slow down as

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