Month: September 2013

  • Parksville, B.C.

    After the rainy drive from Tofino and Ucluelet, we made it all the way back to the east side of Vancouver Island and spent the night at Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park just south of Parksville. Wow – what an amazingly beautiful park! It is 3km south of downtown Parksville and is a highly wooded park […]

  • Wally Creek & Cathedral Trail

    Having had such a great time at our swimming hole (aka Wally Creek) on our way over to Tofino, we were all looking forward to the stop on the way back east across the Island. We we amazed at the difference – the “creek” was up by at least 8 feet!!! What you can see […]

  • Ucluelet Aquarium

    We discovered the Ucluelet Aquarium during our October trip to Tofino last year. It is a small but plentiful aquarium focused on the local marine life in the Tofino/Ucluelet area and the best part is that 50% of their space is taken up with touch tanks where you get to touch, feel and pick up […]

  • Tofino – you never disappoint!

    Tofino is my happy place… Tim and I first came here 20 years ago on our first cross canada camping adventure. We were driving the ford ranger and pulling a small (relative to what we pull now) gear trailer. It was another fall trip so we spent alot of time camping (tenting!) in the rain. […]

  • The long and winding road to Tofino…

    The drive from Qualicum Beach to Tofino is only a 2-3 hour drive but it is a super windy one… We had a midway pitstop in Port Alberni where we were please to discover a Canadian Tire (new camper battery) and a Walmart (new transport truck toy set for Hunter with his allowance). We then […]