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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


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


Ferries, Forest, Wineries...All in a Day's Walk

Each time I cross the Georgia Straight on BC Ferries en route to Vancouver Island, I’m reminded of what motivated me to embark on this adventure of creating multi-day walking journeys across Vancouver Island. The ferry crossing from Tsawassan near Vancouver is a 90-minute journey leading ...

Posted by: Administrator Thursday Jan 02, 2014 14:53
Categories: BC Ferries, Hiking Vancouver Island, Saanich Peninsula, Walking Tour, Winery | Tags: BC Ferries, Bed & Breakfast, bistro, forest trails, Hiking British Columbia, hiking inn-to-inn, Saanich, Salish Sea, Victoria, walking tour, winery



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