Category Archives: The journey- the roads to our destinations

Hotel, Motel….Yotel?

Any way you slice it travelling to Europe from Calgary is a long haul and if your final destination is not London, Frankfurt or Amsterdam a change of planes and a looooong layover will be your reality. The last time … Continue reading

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I found myself – in a drag queen’s closet…

Travel is exhilarating for many reasons but more than anything travel takes you from your daily routine and allows you to see your life from a different perspective.  Travel is often the catalyst for self reflection, definition and change.  For … Continue reading

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In quest of Sun!

We left Pocatello facing sunny skies and headed to Salt Lake City.  Now the road from Pocatello to Ogden Utah is a mountain road – I would not suggest doing it at night in the winter. Very slippery patches, gusting … Continue reading

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The Little Belt Mountains of Montana

It was -35C when we headed out, yes you read that right. Along with a couple million other Canadians we live locked in a deep freezer for 8 months of the year, for most of those months we merrily cope … Continue reading

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Adventure in a Honda

We love a good road trip,  so when we decided to go to Seattle it was a no brainer that we would jump in the car and head out to the coast. So last February just as the Winter Olympics were … Continue reading

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Trees

I have to admit we saw the coolest trees ever on this trip. On the Oregon Coast the trees were, for me, the epitome of hope, fortitude and the desire to exist and thrive in the face of adversity. The … Continue reading

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The path to sunshine!

After an exhausting and amazing day in San Francisco we awoke to rainy, cold (13C) and windy weather and we decided that enough was enough-6 days of cold on our vacation was more than any human could handle-we were heading … Continue reading

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