That first real hike we did.

I like flowers and I tried to capture every flower I saw in Canada. I think I managed to snap a picture of most, if not all, of them. What can I say - they're so pretty! This, as the title suggests, was the first hike-hike we did. These are still the 'baby mountains' of … Continue reading That first real hike we did.

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Vancouver to Kelowna

Kelowna - think cologne, but with an a at the end. It took me a while to work out how to say it, so this is my community service. You're welcome. 😉 My Rockies tour lasted ten days starting and endng in Vancouver and going anti-clockwise. First up - Kelowna! We camped every night except … Continue reading Vancouver to Kelowna

When in Vancouver do as the tourists do…

After arriving in Vancouver, I spent four nights at the Samesun Hostel. Really fun place to stay! Energetic and informative staff with a real buzz about the place which helps to foster meeting new people. I liked it there a lot! They organise daily activities as a group so I joined in for Lynn's Canyon … Continue reading When in Vancouver do as the tourists do…

Niagara Falls; God’s playground

Niagara Falls was amazing!! It was splendourous and just good... Fun! It was July 1st and so Canada Day, and Canada's 150th birthday at that so it was busy but what a place to spend Canada Day! But first, getting there. My tour, Niagara Day Tours, left Toronto around 8:30 and we headed to Niagara … Continue reading Niagara Falls; God’s playground

Climb every mountaaiiiin

Sorry for the massive silence on this blog! We can split the blame between internet, busyness, or just plain tiredness and no motivation. From here on out there is much less history and more stunning views. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words, so expect less talking and I'll let the photos … Continue reading Climb every mountaaiiiin