Silverlox and the Big Bad Bear

According to, Haida Gwaii is home to the largest black bears in North America.  In March of last spring, for the first time since our arrival the previous September, we began to see some bear sign while on our occasional hikes.  We had always been wondering if the bears here actually hibernate or not… Continue reading Silverlox and the Big Bad Bear


On the Hard & Hard at it!

June 4th Update: We’ve been at Shelter Island Marina in Richmond, BC since May 24th.  We were unpleasantly surprised by a few things that needed to be taken care of immediately, which included ruptured water lines and pump from an unusually harsh Vancouver winter, a boat full of mold and mildew and a ruined djembe… Continue reading On the Hard & Hard at it!