Monday, September 10, 2012

ucluelet vacation, part 1: the beaches

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Joseph and I took a (very) brief and (very) needed vacation last week to Ucluelet on Vancouver Island. We took the pooch with us and enjoyed our drive and stops along the way. We stayed just on the outskirts of Ucluelet at a "cabin" — which wasn't so much a cabin as an upscale condo with views of the forest. But that's not at all a complaint. It was the perfect luxurious place to come home to after spending all day in the outdoors. We walked through forests, we walked on sand, we got our feet wet and we ate fish and chips. The weather was insanely perfect and the rest of the world had already finished their vacations.

This here's the beaches part. (At Wickaninnish and Long Beaches)

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Joseph told me I HAD to take this photo. I think it took seven attempts.

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elizabeth said...

Oh god, I love beaches. Did you go swimming or was it too cool?

Mary Hudson said...

I think with the ocean, at least in those parts, the gov't doesn't recommend anyone going in without dry/wetsuits. But it also wasn't something we had planned on doing. We dipped our feet.

elizabeth said...

Wait - didn't we play in the ocean quite a bit as kids? I guess maybe that was low-key ocean.

Helena Beslic said...

It looks wonderful Mary! I wish we had spent more time on the island while we were there. I love the driftwood !!!