We decided to visit Tofino and dear friend and fellow artist, Mark Hobson. He was kind enough to take us to his Float Home which is a relatively short boat trip up the inlet. This artist’s hideaway is the perfect spot to relax but also to paint as the scenery is spectacular. We went on several hikes and the raincoast vegetation was stunning. I always am ambivalent about being in the rainforest as the area is both beautiful and fragile. We owe people like Mark a deep gratitude for their interest in and care of this delicate land. Mark is a wonderful artist and a dear friend – be sure to visit his gallery in Tofino which has a wonderful collection of his art.