Tag Archives: UNESCO

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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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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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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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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Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

August 2nd ~ Near Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada EDITORS NOTE: The contents of this post are rather graphic as native buffalo hunting methods are described. I am not attempting to justify or condone the ancient ways, but to simply report what … Continue reading

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Waterton Lakes ~ Looking for a Moose and Cameron Lake

July 29th ~ Cameron Lake The kind lady at the Visitors Center had given us her best recommendations for where we might possibly find a moose. She also stressed that early mornings and late evenings were the best time to … Continue reading

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Glacier National Park ~ St Mary, Going-to-the-Sun Road and Waterton Lake Preview

July 25th ~ Completed the Going-to-the-Sun Road We only had one day left in Glacier National Park and wanted to complete the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Earlier on the trip we had driven from Apgar to Logan Pass and then taken the … Continue reading

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Mexico – Lunch with the Mennonites

Tuesday, April 11th – Nuevo Casas Grandes, Mexico We knew we had another long day on the bus today and Manuel advised us that he would love to leave a bit earlier if possible. Our congenial group was all loaded … Continue reading

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Ecuador ~ Fly to Quito in the High Andes

Monday, October 31st ~ Goodbye to The Galapagos, Hello to the High Andes, Ecuador Today was primarily a transition day – going from the Galapagos Islands back to the mainland. The highlight of the morning before we disembarked was a … Continue reading

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