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Exploring Vancouver Island by sea: kayaking & whale watching

Whilst in Canada this summer, we took the ferry over to Vancouver Island for a week, staying in the small coastal town of Tofino.  Whilst here we spent the week exploring the various hikes and beaches, taking a day trip to the neighboring village of Ucluelet.  We also got to take our exploring out onto…… Continue reading Exploring Vancouver Island by sea: kayaking & whale watching

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Finding a plane wreck on Vancouver Island

One of the highlights of my trip to Canada this summer was a crashed bomber plane found in Tofino on Vancouver Island.  It’s a world war two plane that crash landed after an engine failure back in 1945.  Now before you think I’m slightly morbid for getting excited about a plane wreck, let me tell…… Continue reading Finding a plane wreck on Vancouver Island

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The Road to Jasper: Icefield’s Parkway

Another belated blog post (I’m definitely going to try and keep up with it this year, I promise).  In fact, it’s one of my new year’s resolutions. But back to the topic at hand: just when I thought Canada couldn’t get anymore surreal we ventured onto the Icefield’s Parkway.  This is a long stretch of…… Continue reading The Road to Jasper: Icefield’s Parkway