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Puddle Jumping at Rathtrevor Beach

A couple of weeks ago I stayed at the Tigh-Na-Mara Resort and Spa in Parksville, B.C. (Post on the resort coming in a couple of weeks!) Rathtrevor Beach is right in front of the resort, and I can’t decide which has the bigger draw… the beach or Tigh-Na-Mara’s Grotto Spa. I’ll call it a draw! […]

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Mussel Beach, not to be confused with “Muscle Beach.”

This was our one sunny day while camping in Ucluelet this August. This is the way of the West Coast. The likelihood of clouds and rain is very good, so when you have sun… you savor every drop of it. We stayed at a campsite called Mussel Beach. I’m a total wilderness camper, and to […]

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The sea stars of Ucluelet (and one little crab!)

Oodles of tidal pools on the coast. I just got back from a fabulous camping trip to the west coast of Vancouver Island. Tofino is usually my port of call when I go, but this time we decided to make the less popular Ucluelet our home base instead. We camped at a private campground (something […]

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