Boating Day Trip to Cortes Island BC and DOLPHINS!

Gorge Harbour BC Feature Photo

On a beautiful calm summer day, Angie and I joined Anne aboard her boat nicknamed Snoopy for a day trip on the waters off of Campbell River, B.C. Our route would take us south around Quadra Island and east to Cortez Island.  Once we motored into Gorge Harbour through its narrow access channel, we shut off the engine and … Read more

Fun Boating Day Trip to Desolation Sound BC

Desolation Sound Boating Feature Photo

One of the main reasons for summering on Vancouver Island, other than being close to family and friends, is the tremendous boating opportunities. I have to admit I’m not that big into boating but for my wife Anne it is a life long passion. She absolutely loves being on the water. Usually once or twice … Read more

Boating Adventure While RVing Vancouver Island

RVing Vancouver Island Boat Trip Feature Photo

A Three Hour Tour We are really enjoying our summer up here in Campbell River, BC while RVing Vancouver Island. The weather has been outstanding with plentiful sunshine and warm balmy conditions. One of the main reasons we decided to spend July and August here at Thunderbird RV Park is the proximity to the ocean and … Read more

Exploring the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia

Southern Sunshine Coast Feature Photo

In late September, Anne and I decided to take a little getaway trip over to explore the Sunshine Coast region of British Columbia.  We hadn’t visited since we were kids and wanted to scope out the area for a future RV trip. So we put the Cougar fifth wheel in storage and hit the road … Read more

RV Camping at Winchester Bay on the Oregon Coast

RV Camping at Winchester Bay on the Oregon Coast Feature Photo

In this video, I give you a look around Winchester Bay, Oregon, and its RV camping opportunities. The Douglas County Parks Department runs all the camping. We camped in the Salmon Harbor Marina area on a large paved earthen jetty between the boat slips. It’s dry camping for $17 a night $102 a week or … Read more

Preparing our RV for an Extended Road Trip

Preparing our RV for an Extended Road Trip Feature Photo

Each year we spend summers mostly stationary on Vancouver Island in beautiful British Columbia. However, once the temps begin to drop in the fall, we become snowbirds and fly south for the winter. The winter half of the year is spent on the road traveling down the west coast and into the sunny US southwestern … Read more