Category Archives: Canada

Canada – Lake Louise & Banff.

I forgot to tell you we stayed at the Chateau Lake Louise, very nice, quite swanky.   And enormous.   I almost needed a packed lunch to get to mums family suite.  She’s getting all the good rooms.  Early breakfast … Continue reading

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Canada – Jasper National Park.

Today was an animal extravaganza.    We were on the Icefields Parkway – one of the most beautiful roads in the world according to surveys, so lots of scenery. Initially we went to Maligne Canyon.  I saw a chipmunk but … Continue reading

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Canada – Jasper

The drive today was through farmland for the first couple of hours.   I thought I was the only one struggling to stay awake, however when I stood up to get something out of my bag after one head nod … Continue reading

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Canada – Lillooet & Sun Park

Spectacular drive through the mountains today leaving Whistler.   The only downside is we are doing a tour – no stopping! Its a minor downside. So a lot of the photos I’ve taken are through the bus window on the … Continue reading

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Canada – Whistler

Woke up at some awful time this morning to catch the bus at 8:30 that connects to the ferry to get to Whistler. We needed to have our bags outside our door at 6:30 am. It was torrential rain the … Continue reading

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Canada – Victoria Day 2

This morning we left after breakfast for the Butchart Gardens – simply beautiful.  It was a bit of a wild life tour on the way.  There were otters swimming in the bay, deer ravaging the very expensive golf course, and … Continue reading

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Canada, Victoria – day 1

The flight to Canada from Los Angeles was spectacular.  There is still snow on all the peaks, and we were flying over mountains the whole way.  A bit of a tight connection, not helped by an iPad being left on … Continue reading

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