We're all set up in our new campsite at Pedder Bay Marina and it's lovely.
We left our spot in Bellingham at 6am this morning and caught the 8:25am ferry from Anacortes to Sidney, BC.
The M/V Chelan:
We pretty quickly headed into a fog bank and couldn't see much for the beginning of the ride:
Eventually it cleared and we had a gorgeous view going through the San Juan Islands. We made a quick stop in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island to pick up a few more passengers:
Welcome to Sidney, BC:
Pedder Bay Marina's RV Resort is very nice!
Some of the waterfront spots look out over the marina, and some (like ours) look out over the back bay. Here's the marina:
And this is the view from our home sweet home:
Later in the afternoon we headed over to East Sooke to do a hike out in East Sooke Park. We parked at the Pike Road entrance (the furthest west) and took the trail out to the beach.
The land all the way across is the Olympic Peninsula:
We hiked back up and caught the Coast Trail for a bit. Rocky and challenging in spots (but fun), the views were like this:
Great hike! Afterwards, we drove on around the point as far as we could, and found this:
Back at camp now, we're cooking up some chicken and asparagus for dinner. The tide came in and we've got a regular bay out here now: