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Botanical Beach offers a plethora of aquatic flora and fauna

What a scramble!  But boy, was it worth it.  When we headed to Botanical Beach near Port Renfrew recently we tried to time our visit with low tide.  The beach is named for the teeming sea life found in the … Continue reading

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Pacific Marine Circle Route offers a wealth of experiences

The Pacific Marine Circle Route is one of the lesser-known – but nonetheless very worthwhile – adventures within easy reach on the Island.  There are activities for all ages and levels of ability, including wheelchair access. There are lots of … 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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