We Swam in The Pacific Ocean

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 12 Needless to say, I was up before the alarm.  When I looked out the window, I saw that it was still raining so I guess […]

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Down Came the 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 western portion of that tour. Day 11 I was happy to see that when we got out of bed Piper was not limping and was not even noticeably favouring her leg.  Chalk […]

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Apparently I’m a Bad Dog Owner

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 10 It never ceases to amaze me how warm it can get inside the tent when we are all piled inside.  I knew that it was […]

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The Big B

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 9 Even with a king-sized bed, I still woke up on the edge of the bed and bent around the lumps of dog.  Piper was stretched […]

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The Mountains are Calling

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 8 Unlike the Airbnb in Fort Smith, my sleep at the Shamrock Motel was not quite as restful and I was awake well before the alarm […]

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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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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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