Leaving the North

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 western portion of that tour. Day 7 After sleeping in the car and in a tent for almost a week, I had forgotten how nice it was to sleep in a bed.  […]

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Where Buffalo Roam

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 western portion of that tour. Day 6 My sleep was not a good one. I mean, the front seat of a Corolla is not the most comfortable place to sleep but the […]

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North Into the Dark

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 western portion of that tour. Day 5 The alarm woke me before the sun was up.  Needless to say, the dogs were not too impressed with being shoved out of their blankets […]

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We Left the Prince for an Island

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 western portion of that tour. Day 4 I was thankful that our neighbours were much less boisterous than they had been the night before.  In fact, had it not been for their […]

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From a Mountain to a Prince

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 western portion of that tour. Day 3 Even though I had packed ample supplies to feed myself, when morning rolled around I decided to check out the town of Wasagaming.  Apparently the […]

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A Mountain…in Manitoba?

Day 2 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 western portion of that tour. I’m not embarrassed to say that I had planned our wake up time around a breakfast spot.  Thunder Bay has several Finnish restaurants and there […]

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Canada West

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 western portion of that tour. The Standard Road Trip Rules apply with the exception of a higher use of highways.  We have a lot of ground to travel.  The Road Trip bottle […]

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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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