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Apr
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The Wanderer - The Journey of the Raven Lady

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The Raven Lady stands proudly as you drive through town, somehow an embodiment of both the natural world surrounding Ucluelet but also of her people, and of their love and appreciation for the wilderness we call home. Mike Camp, the artist, describes her as a modern interpretation of an empowered wild woman, a steely representation of the feminine that required 2000 hours to construct.She is a human figure sculpted in the European tradition and fatefully placed in the center of town much in the same way sculptural figures are focal points for community in European city centers.

Response was initially lukewarm; the town of Tofino asked Mike to move the sculpture because they needed the lot for development, and it subsequently found it’s way to Ucluelet. Purchased by Ron Burley for a modest sum, the sculpture is now prominently displayed as you drive through town, beckoning visitors and locals alike to engage with the wilderness at our doorstep. Mike alludes to the idea of reconnecting with our inner feminine, both in our treatment of mother earth but also in ourselves, and how the figure might be construed as a 500 year maturation, a rebirth from the sea of the venus archetype.

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27
Mar
0

Hiking the Wild Pacific Trail - Part 3 – Ancient Cedars & Rocky Bluffs

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 Ancient Cedars & Rocky Bluffs - The Wild Pacific Trail

Part 1 - The Lighthouse loop - Part 2 - The Artist Loop


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Writer, adventurer and advocate for sunrise, Sarah Beewell likes to share her latest hiking adventures.

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10
Mar
0

Hiking the Wild Pacific Trail - Part 2 - The Artist Loop

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The Artist Loop - The Wild Pacific Trail

Part 1 - The Lighthouse Loop - Part 3 - Ancient Cedars & Rocky Bluffs


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Mar
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24
Jan
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Fishing in the Barkley Sound

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Salty Dog Fishing Charters is a local, family owned and operated business in Ucluelet, BC. Incorporated in 2013, father and son-in-law duo, Jack Arentsen and Justin Janisse, have established a successful fishing business focusing on families and showcasing the West Coast fishing culture. With over 45 years of combined fishing experience in the Barkley Sound, Salty Dog Fishing Charters not only focuses on sport fishing trips but also helps provide specimen for the Ucluelet Aquarium.

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