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Devil's Club
No, not a place where off-duty satanists hang out. Devil's club is a member of the ginseng family and as such is said to have curative powers for several afflictions. Commonly associated with the word "ouch!" this thorny understory shrub can otherwise be identified by large limp, maple-shaped leaves and a cluster of red berries. In coastal British Columbia devil's club was traditionally used to provide relief from arthritis and rheumatism. As a wilderness food source, young stems of the devil's club can be cooked as greens while the roots can be peeled, rinsed and chewed raw. Devil's club bark was once mixed with various kinds of berries and boiled to make purplish dye for native basketry.
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.
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1 Cycle Touring Introduction Brian Grover 4839
2 Gabriola Island Brian Grover 30774
3 The Gulf Islands Galiano Island Brian Grover 13260
4 Galiano Island Hiking Trails - Bodega Ridge Brian Grover 5387
5 Galiano Island Hiking Trails - Bluffs Park Brian Grover 6563
6 Galiano Island Hiking Trails- Mount Galiano Brian Grover 14866
7 The Gulf Islands-Mayne Island Brian Grover 15500
8 The Gulf Islands- Pender Island Brian Grover 6866
9 The Gulf Islands - Saltspring Island Brian Grover 9928
10 The Gulf Islands-Saturna Island Brian Grover 18144
11 San Juan Islands - Introduction & Access Brian Grover 4044
12 San Juan Islands-Lopez Island Brian Grover 3418
13 San Juan Islands-Shaw Island Brian Grover 4926
14 San Juan Islands-Orcas Island Brian Grover 3572
15 San Juan Islands- San Juan Island Brian Grover 3699
 

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