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Cycle Touring
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Horseback Riding
Whale Watching
Bird Watching
Salmon Watching
Cave Exploring
River Rafting
Sea Kayaking
Appendix: Getting There
Seasons in the Sun
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A veritable supermarket on a stick, cattails were once a source of sustenance as well as comfort to Pacific Northwest natives. Young shoots can be eaten as greens in the spring while young flower spikes can be roasted and eaten like cobs of corn. Young roots or rhizomes (underground stems) can be peeled and eaten as is—sashimi-style, hold the wasabi—or dried and pulverized into flour. Early settlers too discovered that cattail pollen could be harvested and added to bread or pancakes. Cattail down or fluff was collected in autumn for use as a wound dressing or for stuffing pillows and bedding. Cattail leaves found use in native basketry.
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Have Bike, Will Travel. Explore ten unique landscapes by bicycle on both sides of the border in the San Juan Islands and Gulf Islands. Peddled out? Many of these rural roads can be explored on foot as well.
1 Cycle Touring Introduction Brian Grover 6728
2 Gabriola Island Brian Grover 37319
3 The Gulf Islands Galiano Island Brian Grover 19781
4 Galiano Island Hiking Trails - Bodega Ridge Brian Grover 7845
5 Galiano Island Hiking Trails - Bluffs Park Brian Grover 9092
6 Galiano Island Hiking Trails- Mount Galiano Brian Grover 21205
7 The Gulf Islands-Mayne Island Brian Grover 23283
8 The Gulf Islands- Pender Island Brian Grover 10552
9 The Gulf Islands - Saltspring Island Brian Grover 14724
10 The Gulf Islands-Saturna Island Brian Grover 26309
11 San Juan Islands - Introduction & Access Brian Grover 5691
12 San Juan Islands-Lopez Island Brian Grover 4443
13 San Juan Islands-Shaw Island Brian Grover 6136
14 San Juan Islands-Orcas Island Brian Grover 4661
15 San Juan Islands- San Juan Island Brian Grover 4764

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