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Cowichan’s Merridale yurts provide a unique accommodation experience

My husband and myself are pretty much up for almost any experience during our travels, but when I suggested staying in a yurt for a couple of nights he looked askance at me. I was considering the yurt offerings at … Continue reading

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Cowichan’s historic Fairburn Farm offers unique experiences and old-fashioned charm

We enjoyed a little bit of heaven early this summer when we spent a night at the Cowichan Valley’s historic Fairburn Farm. Talk about bucolic bliss – nothing could have made our stay in the countryside more perfect, and we … Continue reading

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Summertime bliss at Sproat Lake Landing

The essence of summertime bliss.  That was what we found when we made the 45-minute jaunt cross-Island to the newly-opened Sproat Lake Landing near Port Alberni. Located at the site of the old West Bay Hotel on the shores of … Continue reading

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Middle of nowhere at Port Renfrew’s Soule Creek Lodge

No television.  No phones in the rooms. No traffic noise.  No fun?  Heavens, no! It was all the ‘nos’ that made us fall in love with Soule Creek Lodge in Port Renfrew, and a whole bunch of positives. We stayed … Continue reading

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Gold River’s LandnSea Bed and Breakfast

As I have mentioned in the past finding comfortable, reasonably-priced accommodation in isolated settlements can often pose a conundrum. We were faced with the same issue several times this summer, most notably in the town of Gold River on the … Continue reading

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Cowichan Bay’s Dream Weaver Bed and Breakfast offers comfort and calm in a Victorian setting

There has been a lot of stress in our lives the past few months, and a weekend trip to Cowichan Bay was about the last thing I wanted to do after going to the mainland three times in a week, … Continue reading

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Chemainus bed and breakfast is like living in a fairytale

It was like living in a fairytale. We first spotted A Cottage and A Castle Bed and Breakfast in Chemainus early this past summer during a walking tour, when the voluptuous front garden and captivating 106-year-old house caught my eye. … Continue reading

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Warm hospitality, beautiful surroundings and comfort contribute to the ‘Aaaaah’ factor at Duncan’s Stone Wood B&B

Over the years my husband and I have stayed at many bed and breakfasts around the world – they are one of our favourite accommodation options when we are on the road.  We have experienced many styles of B&Bs, from … Continue reading

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