Around Vancouver Island part 8: Vargas Island, Tsunami Debris, and the Journey Home

The islands at the mouth of Clayoquot Sound are certainly more well known than some of the other areas we visited, and in the summer have a consistent traffic of whale watching boats and float planes humming overhead. They are still, however, strikingly unaltered and beautiful with their impossibly long stretches of windswept sand, giant … More Around Vancouver Island part 8: Vargas Island, Tsunami Debris, and the Journey Home

Around Vancouver Island part 4: Brooks Peninsula and Our First Beach Clean-Up

Here we are sitting inside to have a break from the hot sun of the past few days. Jonty is frying up some Lingcod for dinner, and a warm wind is whistling down off the mountains of the Brooks Peninsula over our boat bobbing in Columbia Cove. We weren’t sure if we would be sailing … More Around Vancouver Island part 4: Brooks Peninsula and Our First Beach Clean-Up