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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


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


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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