It was a dark and stormy night in Port Hardy. Port Hardy, as you may know, is the end of the line- the terminus of the Island Highway, and the dropping off point for parts unknown.
It was also Saturday night, and the start of our vacation. It was time to show my lady a good time. Continue reading
Many years ago my wife and I succumbed to the lure of a glossy brochure and signed up for a wilderness kayaking trip to Haida Gwaii. So long ago, in fact that the area was still known by its colonial name, “the Queen Charlotte Islands”. Neither of us had been in a kayak before, but the real lure of the trip was the “wilderness” as we both love the outdoors, and the idea of pottering about in really remote places without the need to carry everything you own on your back, seemed sensible. And, after all, the family motto is: “How hard can it be ?” Continue reading
Categories: First Nations, kayaking, Travel
Tags: archeology, First Nations, Hakai, Heitsuk First nation, kayaking, Queen Charlotte islands, Travel, Triquet Island, wilderness