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The price of a two week roadtrip from Vancouver to the Canadian Rockies

Little over four months after I've returned from Canada, it's time to talk business. I'm very much aware that this is one of the posts you are most interested in but isn't there a saying about keeping the best for last? 😉 But here we go; How much money did I spent on my roadtrip… Continue reading The price of a two week roadtrip from Vancouver to the Canadian Rockies

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Hiking and salmon spotting at Wells Gray Provincial Park

After a long and tiring drive from the Joffre Lakes Provincial Park, we finally made it to Clearwater; the gateway to the Wells Gray Provincial Park. The evening of our arrival we just went to have some dinner and relaxed a bit in our motel room. We'd leave the exploration of the park for the next day.… Continue reading Hiking and salmon spotting at Wells Gray Provincial Park

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Blue, bluer, bluest at Joffre Lakes Provincial Park

When I think of Canada the image of gorgeous, turquoise blue lakes surrounded by lush forests and glacier topped mountains immediately comes to mind. So of course that was what we were hoping to see a lot on our roadtrip through West Canada. We had expected those views to cross our path once we entered… Continue reading Blue, bluer, bluest at Joffre Lakes Provincial Park

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Along the Sea to Sky Highway in British Columbia

Another windy ferry ride later we were back on the Canadian mainland, ready to continue our roadtrip east. Via the Sea to Sky Highway we would be driving to Whistler that day, but before that we’d halt in Squamish for a visit to the Shannon Falls and a ride up the Sea to Sky Gondola. Luckily for us, the sun was accompanying  us again… Continue reading Along the Sea to Sky Highway in British Columbia

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Hiking through the Pacific Rim National Park

The first exploration of The Wild Pacific Trail the day before left us curious and super excited to visit more of the Pacific Rim National Park the next day. We were promised rainforests and lovely beach views, and that’s exactly what we got. We drove from Ucluelet to Tofino and did several small hikes to explore the… Continue reading Hiking through the Pacific Rim National Park

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A Vancouver Island Roadtrip to Ucluelet

After a few days in the cities, it was finally time to really hit to the road and catch our first glimpses of Canadian nature. The fifth day of our adventure we would be driving from Victoria across Vancouver Island to Ucluelet. A trip of about 300 km, so time to really test our Chevy. We started our… Continue reading A Vancouver Island Roadtrip to Ucluelet