Santa Barbara: Gorgeous sunsets, steady swell, surfers hanging out at the beach bar – the perfect place to be, if it wasn’t for the mases of people crowding beach and lineup. At least that’s the case in Santa Barbara, California. What if I told you there is a whole other place called Santa Barbara, but without the crowds? Too good to be true? Maybe. But it does exist!
The distinctive thing about secret spots is…well – that they are a secret. And everybody who knows about a secret spot usually wants it to stay that way. On the other hand, a secret spot is only fun when you can share it with your friends – these places feel just too beautiful and magical to keep them to yourself!
Raft Cove on Vancouver Island (this is in the Canada by the way) absolutely is all of the above….
One of these days about three hours north of Gotheburg a bunch of people (and one dog) set out to discover the vast lakes and rivers around Årjäng via Canoe. Of course there is lots to tell about my first outdoor trip to Sweden, but most importantly, I realized that I can improve my ultimate packing list for your next canoe trip! How to prepare, what to bring? And now: Was it worth to bring all that stuff? How and what to pack for your ultimate Canoe trip!