Monthly Archives: March 2008

Property price shock

Posted from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. I’m knackered this morning.  Ah well. I had to change beds too as I extended my stay by one night but my existing bed had already been booked. Bit of a pain, but them’s … Continue reading

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These people are small, Dougal…

Posted from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. I went for a wander around town, to see what I could see.  The Underwater Gardens was a bit mediocre but Miniature World was rather enjoyable in a twee way.    I spent ages … Continue reading

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Luck of the Irish

Posted from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Urgh, hungover again.  Must stop doing this.  He says from a pub called “Irish Times” on Government St. All of the staff are wearing kilts – that totally threw me as I’m used to … Continue reading

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V6 RWD, convertible, summer tyres. Snow.

Wow, one month done already. Minging day, by the way.  I’ll hang about for a bit and see if it improves.  I’ve got all day to get to Victoria and apparently it only takes 3 hours or so. — 3 … Continue reading

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Mustang Courtenay

Posted from Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada. Actually the apparently firebombed place was pretty good.  Ironically, The Sporty was closed due to fire. I picked the car up at lunch today at lunchtime, expecting a Jeep Compass or something equally as … Continue reading

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Dive-tastic

Posted from British Columbia, Canada. Did I see any sea-bound mammals? Did I bollocks.  Ah well, plenty of time for that down the Pacific coast. I did manage to snatch 4-5 hours of sleep during the night – the buggers … Continue reading

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Longest ferry since Le Mans

Posted from British Columbia, Canada. Time to say goodbye to Christy and Prince Rupert and continue on my travels. I’m taking the 18:30 ferry to Port Hardy – it gets in at 13:30 tomorrow.  Or, at least the schedule says … Continue reading

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Final wander around Prince Rupert

Posted from Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada. The weather can’t seem to make up its mind – sunny AND raining.  Gah.  I cut short a midday walk but at least I replaced my gloves (for all of CAD$5 – woo).  … Continue reading

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Lens envy

Posted from Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada. It’s a gorgeous day today, so I’m off to that trail, see if there are any kayakers about. Actually, no I’m not.  The buses don’t run on Sundays during the winter.  And it’s … Continue reading

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Productive again

Posted from Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada. Lost a day again – I went out night before last after a liquid lunch with the girls from the hostel. I drank faaar too much and was violently ill during the night.  … Continue reading

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