Monday, July 13, 2009

Thanks for the name, Tofino; too bad you couldn't visit

People often wonder how our village go its name. It is a remnant from the days of the late 1700s, when the Spaniards were snooping around the coast. There is absolutely no connection between Captain Vincente Tofino and the town that bears his name — he was never here. I wrote about the origins of the name here.

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