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Bear and Cougar Safety

You want to get up close and personal with nature - but not too close.  If you are unfamiliar with hiking in areas where bears and cougars are at home, take heart!  Black bears are found all over North America, and cougars, or mountain lions, in all of western North America and into ...

Posted by: Alison Jantzen & Marion Grau Friday Nov 27, 2015 11:20
Categories: Hiking Vancouver Island, Walking Tour, Wandern, Kanada Reisen, Trekking | Tags: Bear Safety, Cougar Safety, Hiking British Columbia, Vancouver Island hiking tour, Victoria


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


Hiking Inn-to-Inn: California, Oregon, British Columbia

“It really is a very addictive type of vacation,” wrote Margaret Leonard, the owner of Slow Adventure, about inn walking, or inn-to-inn walking. Margaret should know! Not only has she hiked some of the world’s finest trails, among them the Annapurna Sanctuary in Nepal, the Inca ...

Posted by: Administrator Wednesday Apr 23, 2014 07:06
Categories: inn to inn walking, Inn-to-Inn Hiking in Canada and US | Tags: Hiking British Columbia, Hiking California, hiking inn-to-inn, Hiking Oregon, Oregon Coast Trail, self-guided hiking tour, trekking, 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


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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