Monthly Archives: July 2012

Cowichan Valley Wine Tour

  Today we rode our bikes through the Cowichan Valley which proudly proclaims to be the warmest region in all of Canada as well as the main wine region of Western British Columbia. We began the day by catching the … Continue reading

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Gardens and Fireworks

We sailed down the Saanich Inlet to Brentwood Bay and Todd Inlet, home of the resplendent Butchart Gardens. Todd Inlet lies just a short walk from the gardens through Goland Todd Park which is a fantastic provincial park hugging the … Continue reading

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Surprise at Turn Point Lighthouse

On one final stop before we head into Canada, we anchored at Prevost Harbor on Stuart Island whose exceptionally well protected anchorage makes for a fantastic if very popular boating destination. We hiked out to the Turn Point Lighthouse on … Continue reading

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Cycling up Mount Constitution on Orcas Island.

Conquering Mt. Constitution was a goal Annelisa had long since held out as only fit for the 'cycling elite.' It is the tallest mountain in the San Juans and at 2,400 feet over five miles it is somewhat daunting but … Continue reading

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Hunting Treasure on La Isla Muerte.

So I'm sailing up in the Gulf Islands last summer and I find a strange little trader's outpost on an otherwise deserted island. Some sort of a salty sailor's traveling antique shop. Old bottles fished out of the sea, chests, … Continue reading

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Taking off. Or how to outfit for emissionless travel.

Pulling out of the Marina I am outfitted as such: Beautiful 27 foot Catalina sailboat sporting a bike rack with two road bikes and towing a two person kayak. We continue to be a pragmatic couple and our choice of … Continue reading

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Welcome to Wind Love & Pedal Power

Welcome to Wind, Love, & Pedal Power. Let us throw out the goal for this blog: We’re hoping that first and foremost this will be a useful tool for anyone with similar aspirations to see beautiful places under their own … Continue reading

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