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
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
Vancouver has plenty on offer for every tourist. It’s only a couple of hours from Seattle if you drive south, and Whistler if you drive north, so a popular starting point for a road-trip. Plus, it’s a city surrounded by mountains, what more could you ask for? So, if you’ve only got a few days…… Continue reading The Ideal Vancouver Bucket List
In case I wasn’t already completely in love with Banff National Park, there was one more experience on my itinerary that was bound to seal the deal; a via ferrata. Now, if you’re like me, you may have no idea what that is. I definitely didn’t at first. But, as always, I did a little…… Continue reading I CLIMBED A MOUNTAIN!
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