Monthly Archives: April 2014

Spring on the Johnstone Strait

Spring has sprung over here on the Island – oh sure, you can see evidence of spring all over British Columbia – cherry blossoms have put on their usual show causing us to oohhh and ahhh and marvel at every glimpse of their feathery loveliness. Daffodils are smiling their sunny faces in gardens everywhere, and tulips – oh tulips, another true harbinger of spring – pop their pretty pink, ruby red and yellow heads up everywhere.
But…out here on the Johnstone …

Orca Camp – Where Time Slows Down (and so do you)

panorama lunch beach
We spend a lot of time staring out at the water at Orca Camp. Searching for signs of Orca activity, their slippery dorsal fins slicing the Johnstone Strait’s steely blue waters; hoping to see the unmistakable puff of wet air rising like a small cloud above a mammoth Humpback before it slips below the surface. Deadlines and endless to-do lists seem to just melt away at the coast, leaving you …