Vancouver

We arrived in north Vancouver early evening and took the opportunity to cycle over lion’s gate bridge and onto the famous sea wall around Stanley Park just in time to catch a beautiful sunset at third beach. The next day we cycled round the entire sea wall, from Lion’s Gate Bridge to downtown, around False…

BC Ferries

After cycling the Cassiar Highway, we decided to head back to the coast to catch the ferry from Prince Rupert on the mainland to Port Hardy on Vancouver Island, courtesy of George and Carol. We arrived in Prince Rupert in the early evening, and cooked up dinner at the marina at Cow Bay, the touristy…

Cycling The Cassiar Highway

After following the Alaska Highway for over 1000km, we were looking forward to heading south along the Cassiar Highway, a quieter 700km road from Watson Lake to Kitwanga. This route had been recommended to us by cycle tourers, motorbikers and RV drivers alike, so we thought we’d give it a go. Despite the relatively long…

Stewart/Hyder

On our way down the Cassiar Highway, we took the scenic side trip to Stewart and Hyder, passing myriad waterfalls and glaciers all the way to the coast. Stewart is a friendly little town, blink and you’ll miss the few quirky shops and cafes in the centre of town, we stopped in at the toaster…