Another windy ferry ride later we were back on the Canadian mainland, ready to continue our roadtrip east. Via the Sea to Sky Highway we would be driving to Whistler that day, but before that we’d halt in Squamish for a visit to the Shannon Falls and a ride up the Sea to Sky Gondola. Luckily for us, the sun was accompanying us again… Continue reading Along the Sea to Sky Highway in British Columbia
Hiking through the Pacific Rim National Park
The first exploration of The Wild Pacific Trail the day before left us curious and super excited to visit more of the Pacific Rim National Park the next day. We were promised rainforests and lovely beach views, and that’s exactly what we got. We drove from Ucluelet to Tofino and did several small hikes to explore the… Continue reading Hiking through the Pacific Rim National Park
A Vancouver Island Roadtrip to Ucluelet
After a few days in the cities, it was finally time to really hit to the road and catch our first glimpses of Canadian nature. The fifth day of our adventure we would be driving from Victoria across Vancouver Island to Ucluelet. A trip of about 300 km, so time to really test our Chevy. We started our… Continue reading A Vancouver Island Roadtrip to Ucluelet
From dusk till dawn in Victoria
After a spectacular evening on the ocean watching the humpback whales, our next day on Vancouver Island was all about discovering what Victoria itself and its vicinity had to offer. The few glimpses we had had the day before were certainly promising! We started our day with a long time queuing for breakfast in front… Continue reading From dusk till dawn in Victoria
Ferry to Vancouver Island and Whale Watching in Victoria
On our second full day on Canadian ground, it was already time to take the ferry off the mainland and to Vancouver Island. Our final destination for the day was the capital of British Columbia; Victoria. We left our Airbnb early in the morning to go to the airport as we had to pick up… Continue reading Ferry to Vancouver Island and Whale Watching in Victoria
Is Vancouver really as amazing as they say?
Every time I told people who had been to Canada before about my upcoming trip, I got the response that Vancouver was just an amazing city with such friendly people and a really lovely atmosphere. So in the time leading up to our departure my expectations of this city had been rising every day. It… Continue reading Is Vancouver really as amazing as they say?
Exploring the West of Canada in 17 days
And just how long as it took for the journey to start, that's how short it took for it to be over. My two weeks in West-Canada have flown by so fast I hardly had time to blink or breathe. But that's good news for you guys because now I'm back with a whole lot… Continue reading Exploring the West of Canada in 17 days
How much money do I need for a 16-day US roadtrip?
Now that I’ve informed you all over the past few months about everything we’ve done on our US roadtrip, it’s probably also time to discuss the price tag that came along with this holiday. Same as with Cuba, I had a budget in mind before departure. This time, I was looking at around 2500 euros I… Continue reading How much money do I need for a 16-day US roadtrip?
A wonder of nature; The Grand Canyon
Considering the tragic events earlier this week, I'm sure the desire to go set foot in America has decreased a bit. At least for me it did. But I still don't want to keep you from one of the best things about that country; the wonder of nature called 'Grand Canyon National Park'. They always say… Continue reading A wonder of nature; The Grand Canyon
The unpaved roads at Capitol Reef National Park
When one talks about visiting the South-West of the USA, everyone is always raving about the Grand Canyon and the Bryce Canyon and Yosemite National Park. And of course these are the highlights of that area, but there are also so many lesser known gems that are just waiting to be discovered. One of those… Continue reading The unpaved roads at Capitol Reef National Park