Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta

Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada

Finally… someplace new to me!!! Waterton Lakes National Park is a place of incredible beauty, shared with the US by way of Glacier National Park. It was a tempting jaunt over the border during my last visit to Glacier actually, … Continue reading

Oh Canada… Banff National Park

Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

After our incredible drive down Icefields Parkway we settled into our campsite at Tunnel Mountain, on the edge of the town of Banff (south end of Banff National Park). The rest of the afternoon/evening was spent on fun stuff like … Continue reading

Icefields Parkway and Side-Trip Back to British Columbia

Setting out down Icefields Parkway was exciting for me. I experienced it once before, and after five years my memories of the incredible beauty (and wildlife) have not faded. And now I have John with me, so I get to … Continue reading

A Day of Kayaking on Maligne Lake

While visiting Jasper National Park, we took one day to drive out to the incredible Maligne Lake and drop our kayaks in the water, for a 17 mile excursion to and from Spirit Island. The only other option for seeing … Continue reading

Top Eleven Favorite Places from My Three Year Long Road Trip

As many of you know, I’ve relinquished my “full-time road warrior” status in order to be closer to my parents in my hometown of Longview Washington. Here, I am within minutes of my Dad’s house as well as my Mom … Continue reading

Oh Canada! Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park

After my last post I had only one day left to spend in Jasper National Park. One day, and I intended to make the most of it. With the sun shining brightly once again I set out for what many would consider … Continue reading

Warning- Wildlife Beyond This Point! (Jasper National Park)

Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

Pleased to wake to yet another day of sunshine, the girls and I wrapped up our morning routine and hit the road yet again. This time for a day trip out to Miette Hot Springs with plans of hiking Utopia … Continue reading

Oh Canada! Icefields Parkway to Jasper National Park

At last writing I was finally enjoying my first sunny morning since arriving at Lake Louise. The bright blue sky and sunshine prompted me to get out with my camera to capture what I couldn’t even see until then. The … Continue reading

Banff National Park (part 2)

Banff National Park has been on my “must see” list for as long as I can remember. It was at the top of the list when planning my long journey through western Canada, with Lake Louise the first sub-heading under it. … Continue reading

Banff National Park (part 1)

My apologies once again for my long silence. Now that I’m settled down a bit and have my head clear I’m back to blogging. I have so many incredible stories and images to share from Canada it makes my head … Continue reading