East Coast of Vancouver Island

Trip Day Sixteen, May 19th, 2006



Campbell River
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The Strait of Georgia

These protected waters are what is also known as the Inside Passage.
Although very difficult to navigate in places, most of the Alaska-bound cruise ships
take advantage of the proctection and us this route.

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Mud Flats @ Low Tide Near Campbell River

This waterway is actually a glacial valley that became water-filled when
sea levels rose at the end of the last ice age.

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1:27 PM ~ We have arrived at Campbell River
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Signs of the Times
Campbell River, a fair-sized city with a population of 28,456 at the last census count, is known as the
Salmon Capital of the World.

This bustling city isn't too busy to remember its native culture and heritage. Totems add charm to the landscape. To learn more about the Campbell River Totems and Master Carver Bill Henderson who creates them log onto this site: http://www.vancouverisland.com/guestwriters/?id=38


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