Calvert Island and Bella Bella… Last Stops Before the Crossing to Haida Gwaii

From Fury Cove we crossed Fitz Hugh Sound to Calvert Island, where we traveled west up a long inlet to Pruth Bay. We were told this island’s west coast boasts one of the finest beaches on the entire west coast, … 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

Rolling into Spring- Northwest Washington

Port Townsend, Washington, USA

We left Sekiu the morning of March 25th for our home stretch. Home being Bellingham, where our sailboat was stored “on the hard”, waiting for some TLC before going back in the water. We opted for the Highway 113 route … Continue reading

Washington- Around the Olympic Peninsula

Washington, USA

We arrived back in our home state of Washington via the Astoria Bridge. Since John and I have both spent a bit of time in Astoria and Longbeach, we moved along to our next campsite about 100 miles farther up … Continue reading

British Columbia’s “Big Island”

After a month and a half of travel through western Canada I finally arrived on Vancouver Island. (It really IS a big island… the largest Pacific Island east of New Zealand!) I ended my last post with an overnight stay in … Continue reading

No Lions or Tigers, but Bears! Oh My!

In my last post I was finishing my trek across British Columbia to the northern-most west coast town of Prince Rupert. It was the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary  that drew me to stretch my journey to the far reaches of Canada. If … Continue reading

Back to the Carolina’s

North Carolina was one of several states I traveled through shortly after “Sandy” blew through the east last fall. Not that it was a very colorful autumn to begin with, but what was left of the color was stripped from … Continue reading

Memories of Florida

It feels good to be on the road again after four months of sitting still. I was rarely still mind you, but “The Beast” was… sitting in the shade of a big oak tree that dropped things on her constantly, (acorns, tufts … Continue reading

Catching Up With Family from Nebraska to Wisconsin

At the time of this writing I’m sitting along a lovely shoreline on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, looking out the windows of my motorhome at perfection… blue skies filled with dramatic clouds… and wanting so badly to go out … Continue reading