Difference between revisions of "North Vancouver Island"
Revision as of 21:55, 29 November 2011
North Vancouver Island is in Vancouver Island. It is generally the more remote part of the island.
Northern Vancouver Island is a resource and tourism based economy that large portions of wilderness. The people of the northern Vancouver Island are friendly and welcoming but like most people in the world it does help to be respectful of local customs. If you are invited (not chartered) to go fishing bring beer and offer to chip in for gas as it is still a lot cheaper than going on a charter fishing trip. Hitchhiking happens but its better if you organize a ride at a coffee house or on the internet.
Less than 1% of northern Vancouver Island is Francophone, so everyone speaks English.
Lucky Lager is a favourite in the Northern Island.
It's a safe place but alcoholism and drug abuse are common on native reserves. Make sure you do not have anything of value in your vehicle if you park it for the night away from you. Also most of the Northern Island is without cell service so make sure your vehicle is in good order. Listen to the road warning signs they are not there for the scenery enhancement. Don't drink and drive. BC has the most stringent DUI laws in Canada.