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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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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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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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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