Posts Tagged ‘British Columbia’

Powell Forest Canoe Route

Powll Forest Canoe Route

Join us on a 6-day family canoe camping trip on the Powell Forest Canoe Route, on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Canada.  Our journey covers 32.2 km of paddling and 10.3 km of portaging on this classic West Coast canoeing adventure. We paddle 9 lakes, get doused by rain, portage through some mossy old-growth […]

Southeast Alaska Day 2 – Cruising

Edge of Land, Johnstone Strait, British Columbia, Canada

June 30, 2012   Today was spent just cruising northwest.  Nothing too spectacular, but plenty to see along the way.  At breakfast, we passed right next to a pod of about 50 porpoises surfacing in tight rings, likely feeding.  The scene reminds me of a Planet Earth episode, with David Attenborough saying “Working together, the […]

Southeast Alaska Day 1 – Departure

Strait of Georgia over bow of MV Columbia

June 29, 2012 The sun sets over the bow of the Alaska Marine Highway vessel MV Columbia while sailing through the Strait of Georgia.  (Sony NEX-7, Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar 15mm f/4.5 II)   Today we set sail on our Southeast Alaska adventure.  My wife Sheila, seven-year old daughter Linnea and I boarded the MV Columbia in […]