Pender Island, Canada

Pender Island is one of the Gulf Islands in Canada. With a long Trailer and a Van we made it onto a Ferry and were even invited to check out the bridge from the captain of the Ferry. After an interesting ride we managed to get a beautiful camping spot with Beach access, Pool and Pub. Picturous ankered boats to look at right from our private campsite.

We also checked out Otter Bay, which is a very well maintained Marina, Cabins and a Pool, with lots of funny signs up with hints, what you are not allowed to do.

Than lastly the so called “Magic Lake” turned out to be with a funny line up of people who wanted to take a dip in this Lake full of Seaweed. We happily went back to our Campsite and stayed put. Couldn’t get any better than that.

Victoria, BC Canada

After Hydraulic lake close to Kelowna, Canada, we moved on to Victoria,Vancouver Island. The ferry we picked left close to Vancouver and it took about 1 1/2 hours to Victoria. Victoria is one of a kind. It’s British touch in the downtown area and its cute fisherman’s wharf, absolutely worth a visit. It even crossed my mind imagining moving here one day, what an impact. We were able to stay at a friend’s house for a night, who also took us fishing and crab hunting the next day. Thanks man! Now we are again camping with family with a spectacular view close to Victoria, right across the Sidney islands. It is called “Island View”, simple, but great spot. Affordable camp spots and short drive to downtown Victoria.

Hydraulic Lake, BC Canada

After the hussle and bussle of the America’s Cup in Bermuda, we now made our way to Canada BC to spend some time with family and friends. We camped at Hydraulic Lake, which is close to Kelowna. Up in the Mountains we were able to escape the heat and chillax for a few days. The kids had a blast playing outside all day and besides eating a whole lot of sunflower seeds and drinking, we went fishing, swimming, biking and a tiny bit of Kiteboarding.

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