Established in 1970, Pacific Rim National Park is a spellbinding natural wonderland
Imagine: An open forest of trees so twisted and stunted they look like broccoli, reaching up from a mass of thick, wet moss, drenched in rain that collects in pools. A forest of trees so huge, tall and ancient we all look like little children beside them. A world of vivid green moss, arching ferns, and a mass of plants so thick it's impossible to see the soil beneath it. Both images are part of the rainforest. What the rainforest looks like depends on the soil, topography, proximity to the…
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An 11 km beach of white sand. A real paradise for surfers, it's on the west side of the Vancouver Island so the waves are awesome. It's around 20 km from Tofino. Surfing under the full moon's light is a great experience. Not really a place to swim... the water is really too cold.
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Most people have to stay in a hotel from time to time. It's unfortunate, but too many people learn too late that the room they booked is a bad one because they didn't know ...
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My pack is always ready to go, waiting under my bed for the next adventure. For clothing, I try to keep it simple and therefore light. I have a big problem with packing light.
The Ultimate Guide to Mount Rainier National Park
Certain, Mount Rainier National forest’s biggest feature is … well, Mount Rainer, but there’s so much even more to the park than the peak … although if you’re an avid …
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The West Coast Trail Guide 2020 - See Her Travel
The West Coast Trail is a 75KM hike on the southwestern coast of Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, Canada. It is tough, dirty, scary, and phenomenal.
Hiking the WCT: Day 1, 7 June 2009
It's Day 1 of our West Coast Trail Hike. And for the uninitiated, technically, it's the 2nd day of our trip. [See previous post for Day 0 and the intro to our little adventure. Remember, all photos can be clicked on to see a full-size version in all its glory, as well as see any fine details I may refer to] But today is the actual start of our hike, when we start clocking the kilometers as it were. Like most mornings for the next 8 days, my Mother and I were awakened by the whispering…
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Vancouver beaches are some of the best in the world, boasting soft sand, thrilling vistas, and lots of chances for outdoor sports and adventure.