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The Cowichan Valley Trail: Inn-to-Inn

Have you experienced the Cowichan Valley Trail?  It is part of the Trans-Canada Trail and includes The Cowichan River Trail in a provinical park.  Think trestles, canyons, waterfalls. Mature forest, salmon streams and old farm country. Culinary delights and coastal villages.  Is it ...

Posted by: Administrator Friday Jul 04, 2014 22:03
Categories: Cowichan Valley Trail, Hiking Vancouver Island, Trans Canada Trail, Trek & Treats, Walking Tour, Wandern, Kanada Reisen, Trekking, Winery | Tags: Bed & Breakfast, Cowichan River Trail, Cowichan Valley Trail, forest trails, Hiking British Columbia, hiking inn-to-inn, self-guided hiking tour, Trans Canada Trail, Vancouver Island hiking tour, walking tour, West Coast Hiking, West Coast Trail


Why Walk?

A trail of breadcrumbs on facebook led me to this interview with Robert MacFarlane, autor of “ The Old Ways - A Journey on Foot”, which appeared in the New York Times on January 2, 2014.  While I haven’t read the entire book (yet) I thoroughly enjoyed the article. It left ...

Posted by: Administrator Saturday Mar 15, 2014 15:00
Categories: Hiking Vancouver Island, inn to inn walking, Trek & Treats, Walking Tour, Wandern, Kanada Reisen, Trekking | Tags: footpaths, Robert McFarlane, self-guided hiking tour, trekking, Vancouver Island hiking tour, walking tour, West Coast Trail


Die Umwege Sammlerin

Nicht etwa Pfadfinderin, sondern Umwege Sammlerin nannte mich Ole Helmhausen, ein deutscher Journalist der in Montreal lebt. Ole schreibt kritische und orginelle Reisegeschichten über Kanada und USA, von Gegenden jenseits der touristischen Trampelpfade und von Menschen in ungewöhnlicher ...

Posted by: Administrator Saturday Feb 22, 2014 19:11
Categories: Auf Deutsch, Hiking Vancouver Island, Trek & Treats, Walking Tour, Wandern, Kanada Reisen, Trekking | Tags: Bed & Breakfast, bistro, Hiking British Columbia, hiking inn-to-inn, Salish Sea, self-guided hiking tour, trekking, Vancouver Island hiking tour, Victoria


The Treats in Trek & Treats

West Coast trekking: you hike all day, carrying supplies for a week, then you pitch your tent in a more or less even spot and wish your sleeping bag was half as dry as your freeze-dried meals. Right? Wrong. Not with Trek & Treats on Salish Shores Discovery Trail. You hike all day, yes, ...

Posted by: Administrator Friday Feb 21, 2014 21:43
Categories: Hiking Vancouver Island, Saanich Peninsula, Trek & Treats, Walking Tour | Tags: Bed & Breakfast, bistro, Hiking British Columbia, hiking inn-to-inn, Saanich, Salish Sea, treats, trekking, Victoria, walking tour, West Coast Trail, winery


Why Self-Guided Tours

As an independent travelers who makes her own arrangements, I’ve often thought that it takes two visits to really enjoy an area. The first is a reconnaisance trip, a chance to get a sense of local culture, geography, and figure out transportation. On the second trip, I can get straight to the ...

Posted by: Administrator Monday Jan 06, 2014 10:22
Categories: Hiking Vancouver Island, Trek & Treats, Walking Tour | Tags: hiking inn-to-inn, Salish Sea, self-guided hiking tour, trekking, Vancouver Island hiking tour, Victoria, walking tour



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