Don on September 29th, 2011

Thursday: (09/29) We wanted to get up early to catch the ferry to Victoria today. The ferry runs every two hours starting at 7am. In order for us to make the 7am ferry we would have had to getup before 5am. Lou wasn’t interested in that. so i set it for 6am to make the […]

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Don on September 26th, 2011

Monday: (09/26) Corned beef hash and eggs for breakfast. I spent some time at McDonald’s finishing some blog updates. Photos have been uploaded for 9/19-to 9/25 activities. It rained all night and was raining heavily all the way to Surrey. Added to the rain was all the construction on the highway. We ended up passing […]

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Don on September 25th, 2011

Sunday: (09/25) It’s overcast this morning and we had some rain showers last night. We had oatmeal for breakfast. I worked on labeling photos all morning. We finally departed about 11:30. The campground was basically closed. no restrooms open, no trash cans available and the dump station was closed for the season. there were a […]

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Don on September 24th, 2011

Saturday: (09/24) Lou made ham, cheese and red pepper panini sandwiches for lunch. After lunch we were back on the road. We stopped in Revelstoke for a farmers market that was closing up as we arrived.We stopped again in Sicamous at “D” Dutchman Dairy for ice cream cones and a look at the farm animals. […]

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Don on September 23rd, 2011

Saturday: (09/24) We had granola and bananas for breakfast. I was out on a hike by 7:30.The river that flows by our campsite. Along the trail were many information placards that told the stories of the old Glacier House that used to be right near our campsite that was a world famous hotel back in […]

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Don on September 23rd, 2011

Friday: (09/23) Lou fixed pancakes and bacon for breakfast on the new Griddler to give it a test. It worked fine. After breakfast she dropped me off at the Airport so I could visit the Calgary Space Port. It’s a museum that provides some information about the Canadian Space Program. I didn’t even know they […]

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Don on September 22nd, 2011

Thursday: (09/22) We were off by 7am to catch a train downtown. A walk in the park started our adventure. We walked around Prince’s island park. We intended to explore Devonian Arboretum but it’s closed for renovation. . Next we caught a bus out to near the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary. We thought it wasn’t much […]

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Don on September 20th, 2011

Tuesday: (09/20) Bananas for breakfast. We relaxed at home in the morning. Lou prepared some beef stroganoff for dinner sometime later. About noon we headed out to the Marlborough Mall, grabbed a Quiznos sandwich for lunch and caught a train to the Zoo. Calgary’s zoo, like Edmonton’s is way above average. Both are excellent in […]

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Don on September 17th, 2011

Saturday: (09/17) We stopped for the night in Calgary at Walmart near the airport.(GPS:51.10661794,-114.04104875)Sunday: (09/18) Chinese for lunch at the Wok With Us fast food in the Deerfoot Mall food court. We shared a combo of chowmein, mixed vegetables, sesame chicken and sweet and sour pork. Up in Edmonton we saw accessory waffle plates for […]

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Don on September 11th, 2011

Note: Photos have been added to posts lack to August 24th which should make it current and a little more interesting. Sunday: (09/11) A morning walk around the campground, a split cinnamon roll and we were on the road by 0930. Of course, the rain has returned. We arrived at West Edmonton Mall at 2pm […]

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