the 10:45 ferry from Nanaimo on Thursday.
We stopped just as we cleared the causeway and had a leisurely
lunch. There was no traffic when we
pulled back onto the road which was nice.
Of course that didn’t last long once we got a little further into the
for the night at Coldspring Campground in Manning Park and managed to find a
nice quiet site well removed from the highway noise. A bonus was the 1.8 km nature trail that
crossed the river and went down to the Lightning Lakes access road where we
could cross and come up the other side.
home around 2 pm yesterday and it has been pretty busy since. The laundry has been very busy. The air is fairly clear but there are still
several fires not far away that are putting out lots of smoke. So far it is going in different directions
than here. We really need some rain but
none is in the ten day forecast.
photos are from our stay at Alder Bay Campground and RV Park south of Port McNeill. All but the first one were taken with my