Great trip, and an inspiring write up!
I live in the area! Although I have never flown into BC, the San Juan Islands are a favorite for us. You covered it very well!
EAA 668340, chapter 326 & IAC chapter 67
RV-8 N89SE first flight 12/26/2013
Yak55M, and the wife has an RV-4
There is nothing
-absolute nothing-half so much worth doing as simply messing around with Aeroplanes
(with apologies to Ratty)