On 1st Oct, 2015, we headed off on a journey, hoping to travel around the world. 


We have sailed across the Atlantic and up through the Caribbean, toured North, Central and South America  in our VW van and are now enjoying our trip through New Zealand. 


Enjoy our blog - older posts are found at the very bottom of the blog page.

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October 26, 2016

Western Canada began with the Great Lakes and Toronto.  From there we headed to Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec. 

Canada's capital, Ottawa, with the parliament building, was beautiful but the highlight was spending time with friends on Canada's thanksgiving w...

October 10, 2016

Our trip around the Great Lakes began in Minnesota, on the US shore of Lake Superior, the largest of all the great lakes.   From there we took in Duluth, headed west to visit friends in Lake Shore, and then headed to Minneapolis and St Paul on the Mississippi river.  W...

October 7, 2016

From the National Parks we headed to Cochrane to visit friends and get some work done on the van.  Great views back to the Rockies and  east towards Calgary.  We managed a quick drop down to Wharterton Lakes National Park, where we managed to catch the harvest moon, ac...

September 23, 2016

How to describe Jasper and Banff National Parks?  Truly beautiful scenery, forested glacial valleys, snow-capped mountains, blue-green lakes, amazing wildlife, beautiful rivers and waterfalls, ice fields, alpine meadows and hot springs.  I'm not sure that does it justi...

September 21, 2016

We crossed into Canada at a lonely spot along the Top of the World Highway, crossing the Yukon river on the George Black Ferry into Dawson City, the centre for the 1898 Goldrush.  We didn't stop to pan for gold, but headed south and east along the Klondike Highway stop...

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