Blogs from Shawnigan Lake, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, North America


As we are finished with building we have to say our fare well to all the animals, who we got to love dearly, and also to Wendy and Silvy, who we got close to as well. We take some final group pictures and drive off the property with many good wishes and a book for Elisa. However the drive ahead is not long at all. Only ten minutes later we arrive at the Kerstens house where we will stay for the next three days. Helping Kevin with preparing the basement for his parents visit in two weeks. We have to finish putting up tiles in the bathroom area and also the dry walls need to go up on the sealing and on the walls. Diego and Kevin get started on the drywalls and Elisa is working ... read more

Kevin lives with his family in a house that he is rebuilding by himself. It is located more or less directly at the beautiful Shawnigan Lake. We are not the only visitors staying with the Kerstens. Nathalie and Nathalie from Germany and Switzerland are also there. They are like us travelling through Canada and met Kevin through the Website Work Away. Kevin makes us feel welcome right away. Natalie from Germany prepares Apple Crumble for dessert and the other Natalie starts preparing dinner. We just join. After some time Karina, Kevins wife, comes home from work and we have great dinner. After dinner we set up our tent next to the pool. The next morning we offer to help Kevin mixing concrete for his pizza oven and the base for a new shower in the basement. ... read more

we went to long beach, tofino for a day there were these blue things ALL OVER the beach...if anyone knows what the f they are, please tell me!! we also v... read more

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