The arrival of the gray whales off the coasts of Vancouver Island gives the coastal towns an occasion to celebrate. This is not just about the 20.000 whales that migrate north at the end of March. People on the west coast of Canada celebrate the beginning of spring at the Pacific Rim Whale Festival.
Long Beach Lodge in Tofino On our trip to the west coast of Vancouver Island we discovered a lodge that fulfills all the wishes that one could ask for a stay on the Pacific Rim. The Long Beach Lodge in Tofino. Apart from a sign with the name of the hotel, not much of the Pacific Rim Highway indicates what a [...]
One of the top hotels in Canada, the Wickaninnish Inn employs sculptors and Native American carvers. They produce almost all of the Indian handicrafts that are on display in the hotel. What these artists create is impressive.
Five tips for a trip to Tofino in the spring Few people plan a trip to Vancouver Island in the spring - unless they want to see the wild storms for which the Pacific Rim, the rugged west coast of the island in Canada's west, is so famous. That was also the reason why we were in [...]