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

A Whale of a Tale or Two! (Warning… Image Intensive!)

Well into our second summer aboard Summer Breeze, we’ve lost track of the number of Humpback Whales we’ve seen, but it’s still a thrill each time. With Humpbacks, you typically see the spout rising from the surface before you see … Continue reading

Back To Safe Passages and The Cove With No Name

After our harrowing experience crossing back over Hecate Strait, we were completely exhausted. Because I changed our course to avoid the waves hitting us directly on the side, we were nowhere near our planned destination which was chosen for it’s … Continue reading

Another Big One Checked Off Our Bucket List… Haida Gwaii!

I’d heard of the Queen Charlotte Islands, but until my solo RV journey took me to Prince Rupert, I was oblivious to Haida Gwaii. Same place, but the original name was given back to this beautiful, and to some… especially … Continue reading

Continuing North to The Broughton’s and Beyond

Although I could have stayed in the cove near Port Neville for several more days, enjoying the Grizzlies and the tranquility of the place, we continued north after only one night and headed toward The Broughton’s. Normally we would stay … Continue reading

Princess Louisa Inlet Again! Yep… Loved it That Much!!

Early on the morning of May 12th we set out from the dock at Egmont, on our way yet again to Princess Louisa Inlet. We were there last year in August… a four boat flotilla with friends from Olympia… and … Continue reading

Sunshine and “Summer Breeze”

Our “summer” (late spring thru summer) adventures aboard Summer Breeze could not have started out under better weather conditions. For springtime in the northwest this warm, sunny weather is almost unheard of and we were soaking it up! Our first … Continue reading