Today started with a blissful relaxed lie in, and rapidly gathered pace when we decided at 8.30 to join a whale watching trip at 9. We leapt from bed, drank some tea, quickly packed our bags and dashed to the end if the boardwalk to join the Stubbs Island Whale Watching trip! One of our more impromptu decisions - and what a great one! Despite the pouring rain the views from the boat were superb! Choppy grey seas, steep forested slopes, snow capped peaks, wild sk...
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16/9 Woke at 6.15 in anticipation of our 8.30 water taxi departure. We showered and made hot tea to take out to the point to sit and watch for black bear cubs and other wildlife. We didn't see any bears but we did see a beautiful belted kingfisher. Breakfast was served at 7am sharp and was very impressive. Pancakes and maple syrup (obviously) bacon and sausages, hash browns and scrambled eggs, as well as the usual fruit and yoghurt and toasted bagels. We all ...