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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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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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Bar Harbor, Maine

October 10th Three years ago we visited our friends Lise and Charlie at their family cabin just a few miles from where our ship docked. On that trip we explored Acadia National Park and thoroughly enjoyed seeing the natural beauty. 

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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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Alberta, Canada ~ Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology

August 4th ~ Drumheller, Alberta We decided to tell about our day hunting dinosaurs in two parts – where they are found, and where they are on display. In case you missed the first part of the story, you can … Continue reading

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Alberta, Canada ~ Dinosaur Provincial Park

August 3 & 4th ~Dinosaur Provincial Park, Near Brooks, Alberta, Canada The dinosaur story is best told in two parts – where they have been found (Dinosaur Provincial Park), and where they are displayed (Royal Tyrrell Museum). The two places … Continue reading

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Fort Macleod ~ North West Mounted Police and First Nations Interpretive Center

August 3rd ~ Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada Fort Macleod is one of those rough and tumble kind of towns where you want to drive slowly down one street after another just to admire the old architecture and get the flavor … Continue reading

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