Victoria

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Victoria:   About 40 nautical miles west of Vancouver, across the Straight of Georgia, begins the beautiful passage through the Gulf Islands to Vancouver Island. Island life on this journey is gorgeously rich in coastal forest and beautiful ocean vistas, with the islands populated by small communities made up of fishermen, craftsman, organic farmers and local […]

Haida Gwaii & North Coast

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Haida Gwaii & North Coast Previously known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, the home of the Haida First Nations reverted back to Haida Gwaii in 2010.   Chosen as one of National Geographic’s 20 Best Trips 2015, the serenity and cultural richness of Haida Gwaii make it a one-of-a kind, unforgettable destination.  The magazine’s story writer Masa Takei […]

Desolation Sound

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Desolation Sound Many experienced yachtsmen regard the Desolation Sound area as not only the most beautiful and varied cruising area in British Columbia, but equal to, if not better than, any area in the world. Desolation Sound is a top favourite for boaters on the West Coast, located about 70 nautical miles northwest of Vancouver, up the […]

Sunshine Coast

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Sunshine Coast: Gibsons What seems like another breathtaking island getaway is actually a part of the lower mainland. Accessible only by ferry or air, this strip of quiet beaches, cedar forests, hiking trails, summer cottages, and artist colonies is just two hours from Vancouver. The Sunshine Coast is home to one of the highest per-capita populations of artists in […]