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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The Great Canadian Tour Begins

Bruce Peninsula – Park #1 Inspired by Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation, we are visiting as many national parks as we can.  And we’re going to throw some learnin’ in as well. Bruce Peninsula National Park is located at the end of, well Bruce Peninsula just outside of the town of Tobermory.  The park is […]

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The Long Road Home

I took the opportunity to relax after the constant travelling of the previous days.  Since I usually go later in the season, all of the work preparing the cottage is done before I arrive.  I half expected to be putting long hours helping to get the cottage ready for the summer but fortunately I had […]

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Wine in Cheese Country

This trip was inspired by the second season of the television show “Feasting on Asphalt”.  We are following the Great River Road that runs along the Mississippi River from Venice, Louisiana to the headwaters in Lake Itasca State Park, Minnesota.  When possible we will stop at locations featured in the show, however time has found […]

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Gold on the Road and Gold in a Glass

This trip was inspired by the second season of the television show “Feasting on Asphalt”.  We are following the Great River Road that runs along the Mississippi River from Venice, Louisiana to the headwaters in Lake Itasca State Park, Minnesota.  When possible we will stop at locations featured in the show, however time has found […]

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I Ate my Weight in Donuts

This trip was inspired by the second season of the television show “Feasting on Asphalt”.  We are following the Great River Road that runs along the Mississippi River from Venice, Louisiana to the headwaters in Lake Itasca State Park, Minnesota.  When possible we will stop at locations featured in the show, however time has found […]

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