Victoria Mother Daughter Trip

2018-10-18T17:46:59+00:00 July 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 June 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+00:00 June 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 [...]

Canada Harbor Tour

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

Spain competed in Vancouver's international fireworks competition, but China won the whole shooting match. I'm pretty sure this truck on Granville Island was holding mass quantities of asparagus soup. Harbour tour - there are more [...]

Chinatown, Vancouver BC Canada

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

Typical Chinese grocery - the most popularitem by far was multiple varieties ofginseng, use as an aphrodisiac.  Dried gecko - showing promise inChinese medicine to fight cancer.Gecko tea, anyone?  Mmmmm. The oldest street in Vancouver's Chinatownwelcomed [...]

Hiking in British Columbia, Canada

2017-09-14T09:49:25+00:00 September 6th, 2010|Canada|

Somewhere northwest of Whistler, BC - the guys went hiking for 3 days directly into postcard views! They spotted mountain goats and (smelly) evidence of grizzly bears. From the left- Dan Raney, Nick Raney, Mike [...]