Finally, the time had come, we were on the last day of our first Canadian adventure. We’d seen some truly … Continue reading Southbound on the Icefields Parkway
Our short time in Banff had come to an end and the next stage of our adventure was about to … Continue reading Jasper and the Icefields Parkway
On our second day in Banff we had less of a plan for what we were going to do. But, … Continue reading Exploring Banff
Once we’d officially arrived in Banff National Park, it was hard not to stop at every pull out along the … Continue reading In Pursuit of Banff’s Lakes
What a week it has been! I’d hoped to write some while traveling on our most recent trip, but by … Continue reading Getting to Banff
This past October, my wife and I needed a break. She had just completed a very stressful two month rotation at school and it was no walk in the park for the rest of the family either. During this same time, my step-father passed away after a battle with cancer. His passing was sudden and unexpected. It was one of those moments where you take stock of your situation and consider a great many things.
We knew that after her rotation we would like to take some time to get away and unwind, but during the lead up to our break, we nearly scrapped our plans to take a trip for a variety of reasons. After my step-father’s passing, we decided that we needed to go. Life is just too short to let some things stand in your way of enjoying it.
So, with the weight of the situation on us, we decided that we would take our trip. After deciding on a few of the details, our flight was booked, rental car was reserved and bags were packed. This trip was one that we had been hoping to take for several years. Going back to over three years ago, when we were beat by the sunset to Arches National Park. Continue reading “Going the extra mile… or three”
Most people this day and age are sure to appreciate the numerous amenities that cities have come to provide for … Continue reading The Mountains are Calling