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The Sunshine Coast

In a region that receives about one hundred centimetres (not millimetres) of rain annually, I cannot fathom how British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast got its name. However, during the summer I first visited, I was lucky to experience some of its namesake.

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Prince Rupert and the nearby cannery

After I disembarked from the B.C. ferry, this quiet lay back town was a perfect end to my trip. I loafed around Prince Rupert along the beautiful waterways, exploring Butze Rapids hiking trail and even rented a car and drove to Port Edward not far away to tour a salmon cannery no longer in operation.

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