Rouge National Urban Park

In celebration of the 150th year of Confederation, we are trying to visit every Canadian National Park that we can.  Of all the parks across Canada, Rouge National Urban Park was always the hardest one to plan to visit.  Not because it’s far away, but because it’s so close.  I mean, it’s on the eastern border […]

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One More Day

In celebration of the 150th year of Confederation, we are trying to visit every Canadian National Park that we can drive to.  This is the conclusion of the eastern portion of that tour. *Note: apparently my computer and I had something of a disagreement and some posts were not scheduled properly so now I’m playing catch-up.  […]

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A Slight Hiccup

In celebration of the 150th year of Confederation, we are trying to visit every Canadian National Park that we can drive to.  This is the eastern portion of that tour. Day Eight and Nine Lightning and thunder woke me up during the night but fortunately it was short-lived and I was able to get some more sleep […]

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Watchin’ the Tides

In celebration of the 150th year of Confederation, we are trying to visit every Canadian National Park that we can drive to.  This is the eastern portion of that tour. Day Seven I actually slept until the alarm went off and then I *gasp* fell back asleep for another hour.  We went for a short walk around […]

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We Got Cursed at by a Bird

Day Six In celebration of the 150th year of Confederation, we are trying to visit every Canadian National Park that we can drive to.  This is the eastern portion of that tour. It seems to be such a recurring theme this trip: that we were awake before anyone else.  This is such an anomaly from our regular […]

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Onto The Cabot Trail

In celebration of the 150th year of Confederation, we are trying to visit every Canadian National Park that we can drive to.  This is the eastern portion of that tour. Day Five – Cape Breton National Highlands National Park The alarm woke us up.  I think we were the first ones in the entire campground awake as […]

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A Blue Roof and Red Rocks

In celebration of the 150th year of Confederation, we are trying to visit every Canadian National Park that we can drive to.  This is the eastern portion of that tour. Day Four – Prince Edward Island When we woke up the next morning, I took the dogs for a short walk but there weren’t many hiking trails […]

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An Oasis and More Rain

In celebration of the 150th year of Confederation, we are trying to visit every Canadian National Park that we can drive to.  This is the eastern portion of that tour. Day Three – Forillon National Park My campsite was a very short walk to the beach, so naturally when I woke up, we walked to the beach: […]

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Bienvenue a La Belle Province

(I didn’t even need Google to translate that title.) When I opened my eyes, something seemed a bit off.  It wasn’t until I looked at the time that I was able to figure it out: 5:42 am and I’m awake?  What kind of sorcery is this???  Well since I was up, I decided to take […]

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Corolla East!

The title is a play on the John Candy movie “Wagons East”.  I figure with a Canadian-themed trip, you might as well pay homage to one of Canada’s funniest actors that unfortunately left us way too soon. I wanted to start the latest trip with a re-vamp of the site.  What do you think?  Any […]

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