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Mar 16, 2016 - Cathedral Grove & More

We were up early this morning, we are so excited to be going to Tofino on the Pacific side of the island. It will be a long drive of about 150 miles. We will be staying in Tofino for a few nights at the Tofino Swell Lodge. We will be making a lot of stops along the way. We will also be participating in the 2016 Pacific Rim Whale Festival. Vancouver Island's wild west coast will be celebrating the arrival of nearly 25,000 grey whales on their migration from the Baja Peninsula to Alaska's Bering Strait. The festival is taking place throughout...

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Jun 29, 2011 - Pacific Rim National Park - Vancouver Island

So stellt man sich wohl den Maerchenwald vor. Nicht wahr, Laurin? Oder Finn, Niculin, Gian-Andri & Jason, hmm. Welche Geschichten werden eure Eltern sich wohl fuer euch ausdenken, ueber diesen mystischen Regenwald mit den freundlichen Waldgeistern...mit all den lustigen Namen und den verbogenen Aesten? Und wie das alles noch mal genau war -mit dem Knusperhaeuschen. Das alles und noch viel mehr erfaehrt ihr vielleicht bald, kurz vorm Schlafen gehen, in einer neuen Gute-Nacht-Geschichte von euren Eltern. Viel Spass beim Durchblaettern und...

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Dec 1, 2009 - Pacific Rim National Reserve

We left Nanaimo in the Jeep and headed west towards the west coast of Vancouver Island. It was going to be a long day but we had no choice as there was no campgrounds open at this time of year. Our first stop, just outside the town of Port Alberni, was a walk through the old-growth trees of Cathedral Grove. Here we walked through huge Douglas firs some of which are more than 800 years old. The largest tree in the park is a Douglas-fir 76m high, 9-feet diameter and 9m in circumference! The grove had been hit by a major wind storm in 1997...

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