East Across Canada

The Prairies: –Canada’s Breadbasket Escaping the overcrowded Banff National Park and the even more crowded city of Banff we headed east on the trans-Canadian highway a.k.a Route 1. Very soon the terrain began to flatten and with the growing awareness of knowing we were we were near the end of this road trip, we realized … More East Across Canada

The Canadian Rockies: Jasper and Banff National Parks

One of the differences between these two Canadian national parks and most of the U.S. National Parks we visited is that a major commercial road (and sometimes a railroad) runs through the parks. These roads are the primary North-South roads in the area for hundreds of miles. In part this is likely a function of … More The Canadian Rockies: Jasper and Banff National Parks

Celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary

Vancouver, a multinational city– with good people Our entry to Canada was uneventful at the border crossing and positive at the Welcome Center where a very enthusiastic and knowledgeable tourist adviser provided us with maps and information to guide us through the city of Vancouver and the province of British Columbia as we traveled east. … More Celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary