Category Archives: Family

Back in the U.S. of A. – Alaska

We’ve been on the Star Princess from Vancouver to Anchorage, Alaska.  Lots more stunning scenery, and glaciers.    It was very nice not to have too have the bags packed every single day.  And even nicer not to be up … 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 – 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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Los Angeles – stopping over on the way to Canada

We arrived in L.A. last night and basically went to bed – party animals that we are.   Though this morning, well rested, we decided to have a wander around Venice Beach and the canals.   I really like it … Continue reading

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Road Trip – Bright/Wandiligong & home again.

We called into Wandiligong (my bro & his family live there) and stayed for Easter. Its a beautiful time to be there, Autumn is well underway.  Bright is known for their Autumn colours and later this month the Autumn Festival … Continue reading

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