A few pictures from a Vancouver Island road trip in which we did the North Coast Trail and West Coast Trail as back-to-back, seven-day backpacks. In the process, we covered the island from its northern tip to its southern shores.
Fabulous, hole-in-the-wall bakery near Tin Town in Courteney
Sumptuous home-made ice cream and waffle cone at Love’s in Cumberland B.C. (more about the town’s burgeoning food scene in an upcoming post)
At a pub in Port Hardy, our launching point for the North Coast Trail
Wonderful sand beach at Irony Creek on the North Coast Trail
Wolves on the same beach, chasing a deer
We did manage to survive
After a week-long backpack, this disappeared in a few minutes at Bin 4 Burger Lounge in Langford
Bumper service at Gardenside Acres “Tent and Breakfast” Campground, near Brentwood Bay
One of the many infamous ladders on the West Coast Trail
Sea anemones in tidal pool
Enough of this hiking!
We’re stoked for post-backpack pizza near Sooke, but they’re closed Wednesdays. Aaargh!
Early June snowstorm at Rogers Pass on the way home