TRAVEL: From sublime beauty to mysteries of an unknown world tucked away at the edge of the Pacific ocean
ROBINSON: When Capt. James Cook first arrived in this region, the Mowachaht were also surprised that the white men lived without women. “How was that, people wondered?”
ROBINSON: Nuchatlitz offers a shallow lagoon system, dotted with islands, encircled by rocks and pinnacles with names like Danger Rock, Nuchatlitz Reef and Blind Reef
ROBINSON: We’re heading out on a lengthy kayaking expedition once again, 20 years after our paddles last broke water and we slept under canvas on a remote beach
HANNON: A new weekly travel column by Russell Hannon, who calls himself an “ultra-economical travel expert” and uses lean principles to travel economically
TRAVEL: With its three outdoor mineral pools and sweeping views, the Oak Bay Beach Hotel’s Boathouse Spa & Baths sets a high bar
TRAVEL: To witness birdlife and the salmon cycle at close quarters, you can’t beat Goldstream Provincial Park
By either roughing it, or sloughing it.