Vancouver, Canada: The King Pacific Lodge is the most lavish resort lodge in the world, moored deep in the Canadian wilderness and designed to be entirely luxurious. Resting on the hulls of converted barges, the lodge prides itself on privacy and exclusivity, and can only be reached by private planes that land on the lake. offers fly-in fishing, kayaking and spa treatments as well as access to amazing views and wilderness hikes.
Haida Gwaii ("Land of the Haida") is off the northwest coast of British Columbia. It consists of two main islands, Graham Island in the North, and Moresby Island in the south, and approximately 150 smaller islands. The islands are separated from the British Columbia mainland to the east by the wild and beautiful Hecate Strait. Some of the land, including the homelands of the Haida people, is protected as the Gwaii Haanas National Park.
Kayaking off the north end of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, somewhere near the Broughton Archipelago Marine Provincial Park. These are orca whales, and I may have been 20 feet away. It was amazing!