Winnipeg to Vancouver – Heading Home, day 3 & 4

It didn’t take long to get to Edmonton and since it was still morning, I thought I should find the Zoo and explore it. My GPS failed me though and although it got me fairly close (as I found out the next day), but it left me on a dead end street, saying “you have… Continue reading Winnipeg to Vancouver – Heading Home, day 3 & 4

Winnipeg to Vancouver – Heading for Home – Day 1 & 2

I had not planned on heading for home for a few more days and today was supposed to be the day I went to Vancouver Island to spend a couple of days with my brother Doug and his wife Erin. But, when driving through the mountains on the way west, I noticed a sign that… Continue reading Winnipeg to Vancouver – Heading for Home – Day 1 & 2

Winnipeg to Vancouver – Day 7, Part 2

We still had the afternoon left after finishing the Capilano Swinging Bridge walk, and Angie mentioned that there is an indoor conservatory combined with an aviary that she though we should take a look at. Birds and plants are high on my list of favourite things – so of course I agreed to this suggestion… Continue reading Winnipeg to Vancouver – Day 7, Part 2

Winnipeg to Vancouver – Day 7, part 1

Unfortunately, our boat ride out to look for whales & other wildlife was cancelled again today and I have no more days left to go on it. Luckily, my daughter Angie had a backup plan though and we headed for the Capilano Suspension Bridge. It was cloudy and a bit chilly, but it was a… Continue reading Winnipeg to Vancouver – Day 7, part 1

Winnipeg to Vancouver – Day 6

My daughter Angie and I had plans for the afternoon, but did our own things in the morning. We had booked a boat ride out to look for wildlife in the afternoon – specifically whales and were excited to go. We left early to make sure we made it on time and ended up with… Continue reading Winnipeg to Vancouver – Day 6

Winnipeg to Vancouver – Day 5

My daughter Angie has plans made for the days I will be here and everything sounds so great. Today’s excursion was out to Othello-Quintette Tunnels, which is in a Provincial Park. Here, the Coquihalla River has dug a deep canyon (Coquihalla Canyon) with its rushing waters. The tunnels go alongside the river and cross over… Continue reading Winnipeg to Vancouver – Day 5

Winnipeg to Vancouver – Days 3 & 4

Day 3 is a drive from the Honeycomb Bed & Breakfast, just outside Riding Mountain National Park and going to Calgary. Google Maps says it is 1,123 km which would take me right to my sister’s home in Calgary. It was still dark when I packed the car up to head out, and the beautiful… Continue reading Winnipeg to Vancouver – Days 3 & 4

Winnipeg to Vancouver – day 1, part 1

As if it isn’t far enough to go from Winnipeg to Vancouver, I decided to take a detour on day 1 and go to Riding Mountain National Park. It isn’t much good coming here just for a few hours, so I booked 2 nights here. 🙂 The drive here was uneventful. I drove the Trans… Continue reading Winnipeg to Vancouver – day 1, part 1

Photo Challenges

For a year starting around the end of 2016, I participated in a photo a day challenge.  It was fun, so I decided to repeat it, this time starting on January 1st, so there was a more distinct start and end to the year.  I am not repeating the pictures – just the challenge, which… Continue reading Photo Challenges

Heading for Home

The trip to Vancouver was not a vacation, but I did extend it a bit to spend time with my daughter and it was also nice to see some friends and relatives at the funeral, who I don’t see often.  But early Thursday morning it was time to get on the plane and head for… Continue reading Heading for Home