Nancy Novogrod, former Editor in Chief of Travel + Leisure, shares her thoughts on merging with nature at the “Wick” in Canada.
IT IS HARD TO CALL OUT A SINGLE ELEMENT of the Wickaninnish that I loved more than others, except maybe the setting, for which all other elements serve as a supporting cast.
“It is a place that is at once fiercely local and relaxed.”
The views are inescapable—you really couldn’t turn your head away even if you wanted to do so. Giant windows everywhere frame the always-changing scene along Chesterman Beach: tides engulfing the huge expanse of sand then disappearing, waves crashing with loud explosions and then gently lapping at the shore, surfers pulling on wet suits, couples and families out for a wind-lashing walk.