Category Archives: Canada

Tuesday 25 June – time to go home :-(

Woke up in Jane and Jed’s lovely home in Whistler to a rather wet morning. Cindy and I walked around whistler Upper and Lower Villages. They are typically alpine as you would expect but of course at this time of … Continue reading

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Monday 24 June – to Whistler

Woke up to thick cloud outside… couldn’t see the mountains or the ocean, in fact couldn’t see a thing! But at least when I turned on the big tv in my bedroom, Wimbledon had started – yay! I got up … Continue reading

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Sunday 23 June – to Pender Island

It’s gonna be a quiet chilled day today…. or so I thought!  Lie in til 9 then a leisurely breakfast on the deck chatting… spotting with rain a little but warm and no wind…. no hurry guys, except Beau wants … Continue reading

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Saturday 22 June – just chilling….

Nice lie in this morning.  It is a beautiful day, the best yet in Victoria… the sun is very hot and the view from the decking is just stunning.  After a good strong coffee I sit and continue reading the … Continue reading

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Friday 21 June – Sidney BC

  Great breakfast on the decking … tasty Ham omelet – huge of course.  As we sat there a deer followed by twin fawns stepped through a clearing in the wooded garden down below. This morning after dropping off Austin and … Continue reading

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Thursday 20 June – Orcas

Today Cindy dropped me off down town around 11.  I called in at the Ocean Island Hostel to find out the times of the Orca trips but had just missed one and the next would be at 2 so decided to … Continue reading

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Wednesday 19 June – at Cindy’s in Victoria

I think I  have died and gone to heaven when I open my eyes after a full 8 hours sleep in this comfy  king size bed.  The first thing I see is a wall to wall view of the ocean and … Continue reading

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Tuesday 18 June – Tofino to Victoria

We leave the Moose house at 8am briefly stopping to buy a coffee to go as we’d had no breakfast. It was a bright sunny morning after a night of heavy rain. Our morning walk would be Long Beach. This … Continue reading

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Monday 17 June – wildlife adventure from Tofino

Emily and I headed out in search of the illusive breakfast! A latte and a cereal bar would be fine! We settled on a coffee bar patio and delighted at the humming birds flitting about in the tree below. Our … Continue reading

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Sunday 16 June – Over to Vancouver Island

Another beautiful day! After a good breakfast of fruit juice, cereals, toasted muffins & marmalade and coffee, I checked out and waited in the lobby for the new Moose tour. It had felt a bit strange without the structure of … Continue reading

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