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 – 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

A Walk in the Rain

I had most of the day on my own Wednesday, since Angie had to work.  She gave me directions to a good place to walk so that was the plan.  It was pretty wet, but not raining when I woke up, so I headed out after breakfast. Of course, it started to rain within a… Continue reading A Walk in the Rain

Day 4 – Port Coquitlam 2

This morning Angie arrived to pick me up and we headed for Grouse Mountain (after stopping for breakfast on the way).  It was time to take a ride up the mountain to see what we could see. It was another beautiful day and the message at the bottom of Grouse Mountain said visibility was unlimited. … Continue reading Day 4 – Port Coquitlam 2

Day 3 – Port Coquitlam 1

  Angie came over this morning and we had breakfast in the hotel restaurant.  We sat and talked and caught up with things as we ate.  It has been over a year since she moved away from Winnipeg to Port Coquitlam (where they have no snow), and although we have talked on the phone, sent… Continue reading Day 3 – Port Coquitlam 1

2nd Driving Day – Calgary to Port Coquitlam

I got another fairly early start on Tuesday – but waited until it started to get light to get moving.  I don’t mind driving in the dark around home, but in a city that I don’t know at all, I thought it might be better to wait a bit before heading out.  Sharon and John… Continue reading 2nd Driving Day – Calgary to Port Coquitlam