Parksville BC Attractions - Vancouver Island British Columbia
Parksville is centrally located on the sheltered eastern shores of Vancouver Island, just 37 km [23 miles] north of Nanaimo.
Great Canadian Road Trip: Nanaimo to Tofino
The Pacific Coast Highway. Red Rock Country. Route 66. Road trips are about as American as apple pie but, here in Canada, we have our own epic drives. And the journey from Nanaimo to Tofino is one of them. To be honest, I hadn’t even heard of Tofino, a town of only 2,000 people on Vancouver Island, until several years ago after a couple friends returned from British Columbia in a state of rapture. With its mystical and moody beaches, Tofino is a natural paradise in itself, but it would be…
Cathedral Grove - Vancouver Island, BC - > What an experience! The biggest trees I have ever seen, even 5 adults and 2 kids with arms stretched and finger tips touching couldn't even come close to fitting around some of these giant trees. A must see!!
Seattle to Tofino | A Five-Day [Long Weekend] Road Trip
Traveling over Memorial Day weekend is a bit of a tradition for us. More often than not, it signifies the start of our summer adventures, s...
Tofino Guide: Accommodations, Activities & Adventures
Tofino Guide provides insider information and tips about Tofino accommodation, surfing, whale watching, beaches, restaurants, hiking, and more.
Trees: In Memoriam
(The following post is lengthy, I make no apologies for that. As always, click on the images to enlarge. Not all will enlarge.) Byter John sent me an email just before Christmas that was headed "Loggers (Not for faint hearted tree huggers)". This was an onsend, meaning that John merely relayed what he had received. The photos are amazing, the heading sucks, the issues raised are sad. I researched the photographs and they are genuine, more about that a bit later. The email is as follows: When…
Hot springs in Canada
One of my greatest memories as a twenty-something was working in the Kootenays of southeastern British Columbia and hanging out in its natural hot springs.
Wickaninnish Inn: A Rare Eco-Treasure in Tofino, BC
Why you should stay at The Wickaninnish Inn, the award-winning, world-class eco-resort on the rugged shores of Tofino, British Columbia.
48 Hours in Tofino, B.C. — Rain or Shine Guides
There are certain places on this planet that are good for your soul. Tofino, British Columbia is one of these places. When you drive into town everything slows down, you release all the stress of the day-to-day and you just relax. Here is how to make the most of your time in this little slice on hea