We loved Vancouver Island so much last year, we decided to go back this year (Fall 2017). It was a tiring trip because we woke up early most days and moved around a lot, but moving around the island is a great way to see it. Vancouver island lies off the coast of British Columbia and it’s one of our favorite places in the world, the air is clean, people are friendly, and nature quite accessible. Victoria is a cute little city.
Rugged, wild beauty of British Columbia, and grizzly bears, here we come.
After our stay was up the next part of our journey was Vancouver. We were very sad to leave Victoria, 5 nights weren’t enough. We took the bus and ferry shuttle over. Continue reading
Victoria’s Chinatown is the oldest in Canada on Vancouver Island and it’s the second oldest in North American after San Francisco’s. Continue reading
“It was a slow day,” our guide said as we departed our whale watching tour. Continue reading
All the elements were in our favor: fog, mist, drizzle. There was a magic about Sombrio the day we visited. Continue reading
China Beach is a short little hike of first-growth forest Sitka spruce, Douglas fir and western red cedar. After Mystic we had some time remaining so we opted to check out China as well.
It’s about a 15-20 minute leading to the beach. Continue reading
A rainforest hike with Toni Chalk was exactly what our souls needed. Continue reading