A Most Incredible Day on West Vancouver Island

I’m so excited to finally be sharing this “most incredible day”!  Seriously, it was almost a burden trying to get the preceding posts out… while traveling… when I was so anxious to get to this one. I hope you all … Continue reading

Vancouver Island’s “Wild West” Side… Pinkerton Islands and The Broken Group

After our delightful visit up Pipestem Inlet, and a good night’s sleep in Cataract Cove, we continued our journey through Barkley Sound to a group of islands called the Pinkerton’s. It was enjoyable cruise amongst many islands getting there, and … Continue reading

Vancouver Island’s Wild West Side… Pipestem Inlet in Barkley Sound

After a couple of days in Ucluelet, we set out farther into Barkley Sound. Along the way I spotted the remote campground I’d stayed at five years ago… where my only visible neighbor was a Black Bear who strolled the … Continue reading

Vancouver Island’s Wild West Side… Tofino Inlet and Ucluelet

Tofino Inlet was the next place we would explore on our way south along Vancouver Island’s west coast. While nearing the end of my three years of solo motorhome travel, I spent nearly two weeks traveling southward on Vancouver Island, … Continue reading

Vancouver Island’s Wild West Coast… Seven Days, Seven More Gorgeous Places

After two idle days… waiting out the weather at dock in Kyuquot Inlet… it was still gnawing at me that we “blew” (literally) right past a colony of Puffins a few days prior. I’d never seen Puffins in the wild, … Continue reading

Cruising Vancouver Island’s Wild West Coast… Kyuquot Sound

It’s always a bit of a struggle going back to a period of time, and writing about it with the enthusiasm and detail with which I experienced it. The woes of a traveling adventure-blogger I guess. This post takes me … Continue reading

Continuing South Along Vancouver Island’s “Wild Side”

The next day began just as it Otter. 🤣😂🤣😂 (Couldn’t resist!) As we prepped to get under way the following morning, I spotted this cutie floating close to the boat all alone. No other otters in sight. I have to wonder… … Continue reading

Paddling Marble River, Quatsino Sound

After the wonderful experience we had adventuring up Mahatta Creek, we were excited for our next stop, Varney Bay, at the mouth of Marble River. To get there we had to travel up Quatsino Narrows, which can run 6 knots … Continue reading

Discovering Quatsino Sound, West Vancouver Island

After a night in Browning Inlet we headed for Koskimo Bay, a little farther up Quatsino Sound. We set out fairly early because we planned on kayaking up Mahatta Creek, which is best done at high tide. The usual sightings … Continue reading

Sailing On… To the West Side of Vancouver Island

Those of you who are regular readers here, know we lost Sadie while preparing to round the north end of Vancouver Island for our journey down the west side. At the time, I didn’t really care whether we continued or … Continue reading