Metal Moose and Painted 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 western portion of that tour. Day 17 When I looked outside, I could see the rain reflecting the glare from the light standards.  We had outrun the snow in the mountains but […]

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Backroads East

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 15 This was going to be a long day so we were up with the sun.  I was tempted to cook something for breakfast but our […]

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Dinosaurs, Bison, and the Never-ending Prairie

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 14 I had one of those sleeps that are so deep, you don’t realize how long you’ve been out.  It felt as though I had just […]

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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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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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