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Sat 31-May-2014 British Columbia, Travel |

Most of today was a completely grey day with a flat, steely sky. We drove through completely green mountains – a lovely combination of the bright green of the... more


Thu 29-May-2014 Alberta, Travel |

It rained overnight and we awoke to very low clouds. For the rest of the Icefields Parkway, the mountains were seldom visible. However, we made a stop at Athabasca... more

Ice Fields Parkway

Wed 28-May-2014 Alberta, Travel |

Since we had an overcast and rainy morning, we stopped in Banff next to the library to take advantage of their wifi.  It turned out to be a little frustrating as... more

Banff National Park

Tue 27-May-2014 Alberta, Travel |

We didn’t travel far today – just 50 or so kilometers up to Banff. On a gorgeous day we were wowed by the stunning beauty of the lakes nestled among the... more

Red Rock Canyon to Bow Valley

Mon 26-May-2014 Alberta, Travel |

Another blustery day.  Lots of grey clouds spitting rain most of the day, although it cleared up around 4:00, about the time we were camping for the night. We left... more

Waterton Lakes National Park

Sun 25-May-2014 Alberta, Travel |

After a short drive, all functions on the van started to work again. Then at lunch David used the Ultra-Gauge to read the error codes on the van computer, and found... more


Sat 24-May-2014 Alberta, Travel |

Our sunny weather turned to cloudy, but we headed to Many Glacier anyway.  We planned to spend the night there but found that the campground had not been able to... more

Glacier National Park

Fri 23-May-2014 Montana, Travel |

It’s a long drive across Montana. We had a stop for the night at Walmart in Havre (and WiFi from the K-mart next door), and arrived at Glacier soon after noon.... more


Thu 22-May-2014 North Dakota, Travel |

This was just a drive through and grocery shop town – Route 85 meets Route 2 here – but it is worth mentioning.  In this area we saw in full force the... more