The picture of Vancouver Island that I had in my mind was quickly erased as we drove to our next stop. The island was bustling with activity, and traffic slowed us down on some of the very mountainous roads. I had imagined a remote, less populated place with few services, which describes a good part of the island, but areas […]
Crossing borders with Betsy can be a bit stressful. A large RV has many more potential hiding places than a car does, and the Border Patrol is suspicious of what might be in there even if you honestly declare every item you’re aware of. On this, our 29th border crossing, the three rigs in front of us got through without […]
After a week of playing in the mountains near Winthrop, it was time for Betsy to hit the North Cascades Scenic Highway. We headed west over the highest elevation at Washington Pass (5,477′) all the way down to 26′ in Anacortes. Our ears were definitely popping on this drive!
Following the urgings from several of our friends who had been to Victoria, we decided to go back to Canada when our last opportunity to visit presented itself. Steve discovered we could go to Victoria via a fast ferry from Seattle. Since Woodland is only 2.5 hours south of Seattle, we drove (leaving Woodland at 4:30am) and then hopped on […]