Month: April 2014

  • In search of Sasquatch in Harrison Hot Springs

    We have splurged and are staying one night at the Harrison Hot Springs Hotel so we can play in the hot springs. It’s a small resort municipality (vs town) an hour east of Vancouver, at the end of a road, that is 100% geared towards tourism. It also seems to be the home of the most […]

  • Exploring the Comox Valley

    Our goal last week was to explore as many of the Gulf Islands as possible. Goals are a nice thing to start from and we’ve learned that they are even better when you adjust on the fly… With multiple days of rain scheduled, we had to adjust our expectations along the way. Day One of […]

  • Cumberland in the springtime

    We had so much fun on the Cumberland trails in the fall that we wanted to make sure we came out again, especially now that we have a better sense of how to read the map. Having said that, it doesn’t mean that the trail map is easy to read… we still had to stop […]

  • Ever been kissed by a Water Buffalo?

    Back in the fall we (ok I) purchased a membership in a program called Harvest Hosts after I learned about it from the wonderful Hedderman family. It is a site that connects you with farms, ranches and vineyards across North America that will allow you to stay for free (or a low cost) and experience […]

  • Tofino – it just keeps getting better…

    After leaving Tofino in the fall, with it continuing to be cemented as my top “happy place”, I was a little hesitant about heading back for a spring visit. We’ve always visited in the fall and I just didn’t know if spring would bring us the same kind of experience or 7 days or straight […]