12km, 2h We jumped at our hotel owner Colin‘s offer to rent us a double-kayak. We pulled it out from his recently purchased run-down shed and off we went.
Some pictures of our Vancouver Island highlight this year… That impression was highly influenced by the fantastic front room 106 at the over-the-water hotel Seine Boat Inn and its funky and friendly owner Colin.
Three nights at the marvelous Seine Boat Inn on Cormorant Island. This could be a place to retire to… just fantastic.
5.2km, 2h, no bears, no wolves, no cougars
We were warned by a couple of people about the bad state of the logging road to the San Josef Bay Trail, about potholes, flat tires, no phone signal and Sasquatchs all over.
On the first morning on the boat I woke up early and went to the upper deck. A co-passenger was already up and doing yoga. I was thrilled to see another yogi on the boat!
On our way to Sitka, we were accompanied by two female rangers who gave us some additional insight into the surrounding nature and how to preserve it. One of them rangers started to sing a few songs. We stopped at… Continue Reading →
A small but rather steep hike up to the rather tiny Mt. Dewey – or rather a hill in Wrangell. The platform gave us a sweeping view of the bay.
As we arrived, we were welcomed by Maleah and her uncle, the happiest and funniest bus driver. When we got to the tribal house I am confident to say we met the best story teller in the world. This woman… Continue Reading →