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Always Listen to Hippies

Always Listen to Hippies

In a previous post, Hidden Robertson Lake Part I, I mentioned along the trail heading back to our tender we met some local Cortes hippies that gave us some island insight. At the time, I was nodding in agreement that the place sounded nice, but really, once we were on our way I thought ‘a lovely person’, but that was pretty much useless information. …so you want to know what she shared? The women was welcoming us to the island…

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Oysters in a Lime Marmalade Glaze Anyone?

Oysters in a Lime Marmalade Glaze Anyone?

Boating plans yet for the May long weekend? If the answer is no, here’s a great foodie option to think about. On Saturday May 20th, Gorge Harbour is hosting SeaFest 2017. With tasty options such as Oyster Rockefeller, white wine steamed clams and prawns in sweet chili thai sauce, why wouldn’t you go. The May long weekend kicks off the warm weather boating season, so why not kick it off with tasty seafood and a beer garden! If you don’t…

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Hidden Robertson Lake Part 1

Hidden Robertson Lake Part 1

For all those times you’ve been anchored in Von Donop and wished there was a lake nearby to go for a swim, there is! There seems to be a lovely hidden lake that barely any cruisers know about since it’s off the beaten trail. We have been going to this lake for years and have only ever seen anyone else on the trail twice. Each time we’ve gone we’ve had the entire lake to ourselves. Yes, Cortes Island seems to have…

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Dinner out in Desolation Sound?

Dinner out in Desolation Sound?

Anchored in Squirrel and don’t feel like cooking, get in the tender and go out for dinner! There is a great little restaurant just beside the Squirrel Cove General Store called The Cove Restaurant. If you don’t already know, the Squirrel Cove General Store has a small dock you can tie a tender up to so you don’t even need to get your feet wet on the beach. Just with any restaurant I’m sure they may have the odd bad…

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