Saying Hello to Say Goodbye

Change is in the air, and not only because it is the end of another exciting hiking season. In many ways, this past summer has been our best season yet. It was also our last season - but hopefully not the end of inn-to-inn hiking on Vancouver Island!  In this newsletter, I would like to... Continue Reading →

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3-Day Itinerary

Day 1 - Metchosin: Beach and Farm Country12-17 km Start your route at Hatley Castle National Historic Site, a picturesque Edwardian estates with beautiful gardens surrounded by 250-year-old trees. Follow the shoreline of the Juan de Fuca Strait along sandy beaches, through rural neighbourhoods, past a waterfall and lagoon in protected Witty's Lagoon into the... Continue Reading →

Die Umwege Sammlerin

Ole Helmhausen ist freier Reisejournalist, Blogger und VJ und seit seit über 20 Jahren für deutschsprachige Medien in Kanada und den USA unterwegs. Er lebt in Montréal (Kanada).  Mehr von Ole ist hier zu finden: GASTARTIKEL KANADAS WESTEN VANCOUVER ISLAND: MARION GRAU, DIE UMWEGE-SAMMLERIN Posted on 22. Februar 2014 Marion Grau lebt seit 14 Jahren auf... Continue Reading →

Hiking Inn-to-Inn in California “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 Trail in Peru, the Haute Route... Continue Reading →

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 Mexico. Problem... Continue Reading →

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