Tag Archives: Alberni Valley

Port Alberni’s SteamPunk Café brings new energy to a town in revival mode

In a town that is transitioning from an industrial heritage to an outdoors and retirement mecca, Kevin Wright and his SteamPunk  Café and Coffee House have hit a home run. Located exactly in the centre of Port Alberni’s old uptown … Continue reading

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Port Alberni’s Swept Away Inn will sweep you off your feet

  Big smiles. Warm welcomes. Amazing slow food. And, the most unique bed and breakfast experience you are ever likely to have.  Roll it all together and you have the distinctive, snug and delightful Swept Away Inn, berthed at Centennial … Continue reading

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Port Alberni’s Stamp River Provincial Park – a hidden gem

It has been almost 40 years since I last visited Stamp River Provincial Park in the beautiful Alberni Valley, and I have to admit that I headed over there recently with some trepidation.  Back in the 1970s the place was … Continue reading

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Port Alberni’s Hole in the Wall a unique, little-known treasure

For all the time I have spent in the Alberni Valley over the past forty years I had never heard of the Hole in the Wall until this past summer, when it began popping up on various internet connections that … Continue reading

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