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Age: 55-65

Member since April 2015

A semi-retired, long-married couple still in love and living the good life on one of Canada's gorgeous Gulf islands.

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A couple of retired journalists who fled the corporate world for a quieter life on a small island between Victoria and Vancouver on Canada's west coast, we enjoy travelling and camping. A blog of our last big trip (On Burroed Time, tells as much about us as anyone could want to know. We love music and meeting old friends, even if it's for the first time.

Skills & Expertise to Share

Ian works as a handyman and can do a little bit of everything, and of course both he and Vicki made their livings working with words, and are happy to help with anything that involves writing.

Penderfriends's Pets

We have a pair of cats who travel with us, but don't roam outside.


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Penderfriends's Guest Details

Penderfriends's Rig

Rig Type: Travel Trailer

23 feet long

We travel in a 23-foot Award trailer, pulled by a 2007 Ford Explorer Sportrac. We have Been campers for 30 years, and have toured Canada and the U.S. on months-long trips. We travel with our two cats.

Penderfriends's Travel Preferences

  • Has a tow vehicle
  • Travels with pets

Penderfriends's References (8)

References from Hosts (8)


August 2019

Friendly Travellers

Great friendly couple enjoying their travels their second stay and would welcome again
Safe travels home


August 2019

Great People

Although we were unable to be at home for their stay and never got to meet this couple, they can come back anytime. You would never know they were there if not for the request to stay and their reference for staying at our property. Just the kind of people we want.


August 2019

Such a great visit

The Penderfriends stayed at our location and it was a pleasure learning from a couple have travelled the path just ahead of us. Great to see a couple so connected and that have such value on great communication and a passion for seeing the Canadian landscape using the back roads. Sharing time with them over the few days they were here just gave us more confidence to hit the road and see more of Canada using Boondockers along the way.



July 2019

Very friendly couple

We were very pleased to be able to host this couple! They were very interesting with lots of travel experiences. They shared with us lots of good advice about travelling in the southern states, which we truly appreciated. We wish them many safe journeys ahead and we would welcome them back any time.


July 2019

Belle rencontre

Un couple très gentil. Nous avons bien aimé discuter avec eux. Espérons les accueillir à nouveau.


July 2019

Good talk

Good to have them stay with us, would have been nice to have been different circumstances, and more time to visit. Come back on your way through.


June 2019

wonderful guests

Was pleasure hosting you both and we wish you well on your travels. Ember says hi to you and your boy (lol).


June 2019

Very Considerate visitors

Ian and Vicky are very friendly and outgoing as well considerate of our property.
Joy to have and would have them again.

Safe travels