Jasper National Park- What a Lot of Bull… Elk!

Finally, I made it back to Jasper National Park! This park, combined with Banff National Park, and the Icefields Parkway that connects the two, were amongst my favorite places during my three solo years of traveling. This was a first … Continue reading

On the Road Again… Starting with British Columbia

After having spent almost our entire summer cruising the British Columbia waterways, you’d think we might have had our fill of Canada for awhile. Not so! Our neighbors to the north have some incredible National Parks, and Provincial Parks (like … Continue reading

Final Days of Summer on Summer Breeze

After our most memorable day on the water (last post), and then a good night’s rest in Port Renfrew, we set out again the following morning… passing more sea caves and fishermen on our way out of San Juan Cove. … Continue reading

Vancouver Island’s “Wild West” Side… Pinkerton Islands and The Broken Group

After our delightful visit up Pipestem Inlet, and a good night’s sleep in Cataract Cove, we continued our journey through Barkley Sound to a group of islands called the Pinkerton’s. It was enjoyable cruise amongst many islands getting there, and … Continue reading

Vancouver Island’s Wild West Side… Pipestem Inlet in Barkley Sound

After a couple of days in Ucluelet, we set out farther into Barkley Sound. Along the way I spotted the remote campground I’d stayed at five years ago… where my only visible neighbor was a Black Bear who strolled the … Continue reading

Final Days in Haida Gwaii

After a few days of rest, refueling and restocking in Queen Charlotte City, we set out for our last adventure in Haida Gwaii… in search of the infamous Mosquito Pole. We heard about this totem pole from our friend Mary, … Continue reading

After the Storm… Petaluma and Point Reyes

Our stop in Petaluma was a particularly special one to John because we camped on the very Coast Guard Base he lived on for six years before his retirement in 2003. According to him not much has changed in Petaluma … Continue reading

Santa Cruz Island- Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park, USA

From Joshua Tree National Park we hopped over to Fairways RV Resort (another military campground, and one of the nicest we’ve stayed at thus far) in Port Hueneme… just down the road from our next adventure. The following morning we … Continue reading

Christmas in The Desert… Cave Creek

Cave Creek Regional Park, Arizona, USA

We left Alamo Lake and headed back to Phoenix, and then turned north. Cave Creek Regional Park is not far out of town, but it sure feels like it is. The campground is very spacious, and surrounded by desert, hills, … Continue reading

Arizona… The Only Thing Missing is an Ocean Beach!

Lost Dutchman State Park, Arizona, USA

After parting with the masses at Grand Canyon we moved on south to Lost Dutchman State Park, a place I had enjoyed once before. The campground sits at the base of Superstition Mountain, about 40 miles east of downtown Phoenix, … Continue reading