Father and Daughter Weekend

2019-11-17T13:23:09-08:00September 16th, 2019|Canada|

Father daughter weekend at Ainsworth Hot Springs in British Columbia.  We had a down and dirty adventure in Cody Caves and a delightful hike in Kootenay Provincial Park.

Hells Gate and Kamloops

2019-08-25T13:02:09-07:00July 22nd, 2019|Canada|

It takes four long hours to drive from Vancouver, BC to Kamloops, so it's logical to stop at the tourist trap at the halfway mark, right?

Vancouver, BC

2019-08-30T17:18:20-07:00July 20th, 2019|Canada|

Vancouver plans to be the Greenest City in the WORLD by 2020!  A whopping 93% of Vancouver's energy already comes from renewable sources. Greenhouse gas emissions are down to 5% below 1990 levels (thanks to [...]

Victoria, BC

2019-08-15T17:12:54-07:00July 17th, 2019|Canada|

We took the Black Ball Ferry from Port Ludlow, WA to Victoria for a little dose of Canada.

Victoria Mother Daughter Trip

2018-10-18T17:46:59-07:00July 1st, 2018|Canada|

Sarah surprised me totally with a trip to BC over Canada Day.  That's for Mother's Day, birthday and Christmas all rolled into one.  Besides Canada Day and the tea, she also lined up a photographer [...]

Watching the Stars Come Out in Toronto

2017-09-14T09:49:03-07:00September 10th, 2013|Canada|

Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is a series ofhundreds of fall films debuting over 11 days atdozens of theaters simultaneously.  Second only toCannes Film Festival in size, it's where moviebusiness deals are negotiated, and stars [...]

And a DRY Niagara day…

2017-09-14T09:49:03-07:00September 9th, 2013|Canada|

Talk about a great view?  A romantic Italian dinnerat the Rainbow Room was the perfect setting for our 8th anniversary! After dinner, we walked along the waterfront tosee the falls, which are lit every night.  NiagaraPark on [...]

Getting WET in Niagara Falls, Canada

2017-09-14T09:49:03-07:00September 7th, 2013|Canada|

Orientation - a depiction of both the US and Canadian side.  There are three falls collectively known as Niagara Falls: Horseshoe, American andBridal Veil.  The flow rate is the highest in the world!Niagara is eroding a foot every year, although [...]

Lake Louise, Alberta Canada

2017-09-14T09:49:08-07:00June 9th, 2012|Canada|

In the mid-90's, Banff national park institutedwildlife crossings, along with miles of 12 foothigh fences, to funnel deer, elk, bear, wolf,moose and coyote across the Trans Canadahighway.  Accidents have been reduced by 80%. These overpasses are [...]

Beautiful Banff, Alberta

2017-09-14T09:49:08-07:00June 9th, 2012|Canada|

You never know when you might see them...At Bow Falls, a fabulous rush of water andnegative ions (which create positive vibes)!Over 900 elk live close to Bow Valley,and they love to chew on Aspen trees.The [...]

Grouse Mountain – Vancouver, BC

2017-09-14T09:49:19-07:00August 17th, 2011|Canada|

While Mike was climbing up Mt. Olympus,Kathy and I took this cushy gondola tothe top of Grouse Mountain. Grizzly bears right @ the top of the mountain,we were about 10 ft. from this bad boy,behind [...]