Sunday, June 20, 2010

#22 Sointula

After a restful night at Crease Island, we pulled the anchor for Sointula. Sointula is a small fishing village on Malcolm Island just across form Port McNeill. Originally it was settled by Finns in the early 1900s. It has a quiet marina and pretty town with nicely maintained gardens. Pat and I walked the town, visited an art gallery and played tag with a deer.

Alex washed the boat and chatted with a old-timer fisherman who gave advice about crossing the Nawhatti Bar and rounding Cape Scott, which we plan to do next week, weather permitting.

Sointula is a waterfront community on Malcolm Island.

Our friend the deer says "You're it!"

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