Monthly Archives: August 2014

7th June

Sechelt to Half Moon Bay.   There was a small swell coming beam on to the canoe and there were sand banks and snags (logs or other debris that was lodged in the mud but largely hidden from view, just … Continue reading

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6 June

Yesterday was a day of shopping and chatting so nothing much to write about. Today we departed Gibson’s at 6am in a light wind. However the water was more exciting due to a tidal flow at the time causing beam … Continue reading

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4 June

The trailer and canoe were towed to Ambleside Park for an early departure at 7am. Breakfast was a hasty meal of bagels with cream cheese, and cucumbers. Our destination was Gibson’s Island to stay with friends for two nights: due … Continue reading

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2nd June

I woke after a deep sleep, glad to be alone with Chief of the River (Hiyakaw e te Sta Luxw). It feels safe and peaceful. I had a good few hours with the canoe before the rest of the crew … Continue reading

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13th August: Down and Out in Victoria

After Burnett Bay I decided that I could no longer continue and had to get out. So now I have an Internet connection for a day or two I’ll be posting novel-style with updates from the beginning of the journey … Continue reading

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