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Cycle Touring
Weekend Getaways
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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" Brian Grover's book has everything from beginner hikes to intermediate kayaking routes. "
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Vanilla Leaf
While modern adventurers smear their skin with toxic chemicals to keep pesky bugs at bay, natives of the Pacific Northwest took a less carcinogous approach. The fresh-squeezed juice of common Vanilla Leaf was applied to fend off mosquitos and black flies. Dried leaves, smelling faintly of vanilla, were hung in bunches about the longhouse for the same purpose. A potion of boiled Vanilla Leaf was used to wash bedding to eliminate bed bugs and mites and as a hair treatment to fend off lice and fleas. Look for Vanilla Leaf at trailside in heavy forest wherever moisture accumulates.
Illustration by Manami Kimura
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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 7110
2 Gabriola Island Brian Grover 38335
3 The Gulf Islands Galiano Island Brian Grover 20703
4 Galiano Island Hiking Trails - Bodega Ridge Brian Grover 8222
5 Galiano Island Hiking Trails - Bluffs Park Brian Grover 9467
6 Galiano Island Hiking Trails- Mount Galiano Brian Grover 21858
7 The Gulf Islands-Mayne Island Brian Grover 24299
8 The Gulf Islands- Pender Island Brian Grover 11122
9 The Gulf Islands - Saltspring Island Brian Grover 15450
10 The Gulf Islands-Saturna Island Brian Grover 27419
11 San Juan Islands - Introduction & Access Brian Grover 5919
12 San Juan Islands-Lopez Island Brian Grover 4662
13 San Juan Islands-Shaw Island Brian Grover 6318
14 San Juan Islands-Orcas Island Brian Grover 4864
15 San Juan Islands- San Juan Island Brian Grover 4978

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