As we drift into the head of the inlet with sights set on the distant shore, a firm resolve takes hold of me.
I start making plans for my return.
"This is our backyard. We know it better than anyone else. That should be proof enough."
"But your word alone won't convince others." I say.
"That's all right, we're not trying to convince anybody."
"The Great Bear Rainforest, this whole coast, is the Noble Beyond. This is the land of serendipity, man. The ultimate landscape of myth, magic and metaphor."