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

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

A Most Incredible Day on West Vancouver Island

I’m so excited to finally be sharing this “most incredible day”!  Seriously, it was almost a burden trying to get the preceding posts out… while traveling… when I was so anxious to get to this one. I hope you all … 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

Discovering Quatsino Sound, West Vancouver Island

After a night in Browning Inlet we headed for Koskimo Bay, a little farther up Quatsino Sound. We set out fairly early because we planned on kayaking up Mahatta Creek, which is best done at high tide. The usual sightings … Continue reading

Back To Safe Passages and The Cove With No Name

After our harrowing experience crossing back over Hecate Strait, we were completely exhausted. Because I changed our course to avoid the waves hitting us directly on the side, we were nowhere near our planned destination which was chosen for it’s … Continue reading