Glacier National Park… East

Glacier National Park, Montana

We left Waterton Lakes National Park (Alberta) on the morning of September 19th, crossed the border and headed to the east side of Glacier National Park. As we neared the entrance to the park, from the drivers seat in The … Continue reading

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

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

British Columbia’s Wells Gray and Mount Robson Provincial Parks

At this point in our journey, I’m revisiting some favorite places I’d been to while solo traveling… all of which John has never seen. One of his favorite things to photograph is waterfalls, and I couldn’t think of a more … 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

Rolling into Spring- Northwest Washington

Port Townsend, Washington, USA

We left Sekiu the morning of March 25th for our home stretch. Home being Bellingham, where our sailboat was stored “on the hard”, waiting for some TLC before going back in the water. We opted for the Highway 113 route … Continue reading

Washington- Around the Olympic Peninsula

Washington, USA

We arrived back in our home state of Washington via the Astoria Bridge. Since John and I have both spent a bit of time in Astoria and Longbeach, we moved along to our next campsite about 100 miles farther up … Continue reading