Back to Japan 2007
Day 5: Tofino
Today the pouring rain killed our sightseeing plans so I decided to make a dash
The first shop I went into turned out to be very cool and the woman working there was really nice.
She said she was born and raised in Tofino and the shop was owned by her husband’s parents.
A lot of everything in here is native-made, from the area, the masks, the basketry, the
I asked her what she liked about Tofino and she said she liked being close to nature.
I still go to the beach all the time and I still say to myself, “I just love it.” Like
She said the Tofino had changed a lot over the last 30 years.
When I was little, like growing up here when I was little, I used to know everybody and now, like
I asked her why she thought Tofino was such a popular tourist destination.
In the evening we saw some trick-or-treaters out the window. Then we went to the bottle store and saw Oscar the Grouch. Very cool costume.