Tag Archives: Canada

A Day At Sea ~ Halifax to Brooklyn Including a Galley Tour

Friday the 13th of October A full day at sea is always welcome. It gives one a chance to relax, catch up on sleep, roam/explore the ship, overeat (again), do a bit of shopping, attend a show or watch a … Continue reading

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NOVA SCOTIA ~ Halifax, Lunenburg and Mahone Bay

October 12th I like walking tours. I feel that I learn/see/experience a place better when I am more immersed and not just passing by in a bus. So when I spotted another walking tour option that mentioned a UNESCO site … Continue reading

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St John, New Brunswick ~ Bay of Fundy and Reversing Falls

October 11th The tours through the cruise line that included anything to the Bay of Fundy were already sold out by the time I got around to booking our excursions. Not to be deterred, I found a local company in … Continue reading

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Whidbey Island With Family

August 16th – 24th ~ Spent with family on Whidbey Island, Washington Our air quality had been poor for some time due to the many fires in British Columbia. After disappointing photos, and diminished views of the mountains, we decided … Continue reading

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Columbia Icefields, Athabasca Glacier and Glacier Skywalk

August 15th ~ Junction of Banff and Jasper National Parks The Icefields Parkway extends 144 miles from Lake Louise to Jasper. With over 100 glaciers, numerous waterfalls, towering mountains and the Continental Divide, stunning wilderness hiking opportunities, and of course … Continue reading

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Holy Cow! Finally, Finally, Finally!!! ~ Jasper National Park

August 14 ~ Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada Today our outing was to explore Jasper National Park. Up and out at a reasonable time, we headed north in Jethro, leaving Ellie Mae resting at our campground near Lake Louise. There … Continue reading

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Banff National Park ~ Johnston Canyon Hike, Peyto Lake, Bridal Veil Falls

August 13th ~ Banff National Park When we were staying in the campground right next to the town of Banff, I had wanted to do the Johnston Canyon Hike, but just could not get my patootie out the door. But … Continue reading

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Yoho National Park ~ Natural Bridge, Emerald and Moraine Lakes

August 12th ~ Yoho National Park, Alberta, Canada Yoho National Park is right next door to Banff National Park, so a day trip was in order to check out a few of the highlights in Yoho. “The name Yoho comes … Continue reading

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City of Banff and Lake Louise

Aug 7th – 11th ~ Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada RED CHAIR PROGRAM Canada has strategically placed red chairs throughout their national parks. Tim spotted these two near our campground in Banff just in time to sit and enjoy a … Continue reading

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada ~ Peace Bridge and Heritage Park

August 5th and 6th ~ Calgary, Canada We took our time driving to Calgary after a long day of dinosaur hunting and a late night at Wal-Mart. The drive was beautiful and we soaked up the scenery. 

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