Tagged with Tofino

Sand dunes, logs and bogs

We had a slow start this morning – I had work to do and the girls are feeling tired.  It must be all the fresh air – we’re just not used to it anymore!  It is lovely to be spending 10 hours a day outside though, we’ve missed it… Lunch was first on the agenda … Continue reading

Whale watching in Tofino

Whale watching in Tofino

Yesterday started out like most other days here: a bit chilly and damp, with lots of sea fog rolling in over the beach.  (It’s not always like this here – when we were here 9 years ago it was sunny and warm every day…)  Despite this, we decided to take a boat trip out and … Continue reading

Tofino-time

Tofino-time

We’ve all hit Tofino-time here.  It’s defined locally as “half the speed, twice the pleasure” and it’s completely right.  Lots of sleep and the only reason the actual time matters is so you know when low and high tide are, as that defines the different adventures you can have. At low tide we can explore … Continue reading

A day on the beach

A day on the beach

Today was cloudy when we woke up but that didn’t stop us exploring!  We headed in to Tofino to find out about whale watching boat trips and other things to do this week.  (We’d visited the tourist information shed just outside town yesterday and I only hope they weren’t paying the people there as we … Continue reading

Vancouver Island – Tofino part 1

Vancouver Island – Tofino part 1

We flew to Vancouver from Dallas on Saturday.  The ferry trip is a beautiful boat ride between the mainland and Vancouver Island. Before we got on the boat we’d brought fruit and popcorn from a stand in the ferry terminal.  We ate the raspberries sitting at a picnic bench with a girl called Lisa who … Continue reading