Bye Bye Sidney

Tonight is my last night in Sidney, British Columbia. Tomorrow I catch the ferry to Anacortes in the US to start to ride the West Coast of America.The above picture is from Victoria, which is the capital of British Columbia and named after Queen Vic. I was told that it looked very British so I…… Continue reading Bye Bye Sidney

Scott and Sierra

I met a father and daughter on the ferry. They were on a 5 day cycle tour in Canada, they’re from Seattle. Sierra suggested the trip and so Scott offered to carry most of the gear to make it an enjoyable experience for Sierra. 30 years ago Scott did a cycle tour with some friends…… Continue reading Scott and Sierra


I got my second puncture on this trip. I replaced the inner tube, almost pumped it up and then snapped the valve, arrggghhh. I was staying at a Warmshowers host in Crofton that night and so because it took me so long to replace the inner tube TWICE, they came and rescued me ๐Ÿ˜Š, which…… Continue reading Snap!

Nanoose Bay

I felt extremely short in this photo. Last night I camped in Peter’s garden.This is the view from the back of his house.

Fanny Bay

This morning I managed to pack up camp and leave by 7.30am and that included have a chat with a neighbouring camper!! I had a 8am ferry to catch from Powell River to Comox on Vancouver Island.I’m now at Fanny Bay. I’m heading south down the island to either Sidney or Victoria. From there I…… Continue reading Fanny Bay

Half Moon Bay

I spent the night at Maria and Keith’s house in Halfmoon Bay. Keith is doing JOGLE at the moment. Maria was interesting to meet. She’s originally from Italy and is from a part of Italy that became part of the former Yugoslavia. Her family emigrated to the US in the 60s at a time when…… Continue reading Half Moon Bay