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It had been quite some time since we had been through a big city. Some would argue that Vancouver, BC doesn’t actually fall into the category of big city, but for us it was certainly a change of pace.We…

On the road to Whistler

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Not being fans of crummy weather, the advantage of living in a house with wheels is that you can relocate to drier climates as it takes your fancy.This is why we left Banff slightly sooner than initially planned, but…

Jasper and Banff

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I suspect it is considered a crime to visit British Columbia or Alberta and not pay a visit to Jasper and Banff. Not wanting the Canadian Mounties to angrily chase us out of the country we made the detour to…

No, Emma, you can’t have a puppy

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Our time in Whitehorse proved to be quite busy, catching up on odds and ends, making good use of the wi-fi, doing oil changes, buying the ingredients for Ben’s shower project, that sort of thing. But we also found time…

The journey North (again)

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Not satisfied with one trip above the Arctic Circle. Who would be? We decided it was time to investigate the Canadian Arctic and find out the Northwest Territories had to offer (or at least the small part of it that…

Adios Newfoundland!

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We pulled out of Corner Brook just as the sun was setting. As wonderful as that sounds, it actually made our departure more difficult than anticipated. Yes, we knew we would be excited to begin the journey we’ve been planning…

Summer in Vancouver part 2

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We also had a visit from our Malaysian friend Faizal who we met in Ushuaia.One of our favourite hang outs this summer.It was fun playing tourist in Vancouver when our friends from PEI were visiting. This included tea…

Heading south, part III

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From Haines, Ak to … Leaving Haines, we take the ferry to Skagway, Ak. At $111, it’s not terribly expensive (about the same as it would cost driving there) and it saves us two days of driving. Please God, don’t…

Summer 2014 in Vancouver

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There is nothing better than a summer in Vancouver. The views are stunning.We stayed at Mark and Barbara’s for a few days before our apartment was available July 1 st. So of course we had to go out for…

Little 4Runner on the Prairie

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The PrairiesDespite everyone’s warnings about how boring the prairie states are, we have really enjoyed our week long journey across them. After our brief visit to the US we crossed the border back into Canada, but Ike completely biffed…

The Rock

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[Ike in black, Bethany in red]There was a distinct sense of excitement and anticipation by those on the ferry as the land began to resolve from indistinct shapes in the fog. As a prairie-born individual, I too was right at…

The New Land of the Scots

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The last post left with us disembarking from the ferry into Nova Scotia.  View from the ferry.About to pull free from the ferryAnd this was waiting for us in the Nova Scotia terminal.  I would love to know…

Week 4: Prince Edward Island

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I’m starting to get an inkling of what it was like for my ancestors as they tried to settle Nebraska, and I don’t like it.Lemme roll that back a bit.  I love watching storms roll in.  One of the…