We woke up in the Wal-Mart parking lot in Squamish and had a short forty minute ride to the ferry. This is the silhouette of central Vancouver against the sunrise as we boarded the early morning ferry from Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. We were meeting friends in Campbell River on
We chase after cattle with dirtbikes on a ranch in northern B.C. before heading down one of Canada’s most dangerous highways.
In a rather big day, we discover a historic goldmining town, learn Chinese and learn how to gut a fresh sockeye salmon. All in Northern British Columbia, Canada.
I seriously couldn’t stop staring at it. You might think this trip can’t get any better, but, it does. Newly-engaged, Rob and I hiked down Mt. Robson in our pajamas. Once again: Mt. Robson is one of the best hikes in the Canadian Rockies and if you’re in the area you’d be amiss to skip
Spoiler alert: I got engaged. On a mountain.The funny part: I didn’t even know it was happening. The day started off normal. We drove from my aunt and uncle’s place in Jasper where we were staying to the Alberta, B.C. border where Mt. Robson is. Five years ago when we first started dating we climbed
Miette hot springs are the hottest springs in the Rockies. The water comes from the source at 54˚C, about a kilometre and a half below the ground. The pools in the proper hot spring building are much safer to swim in at 39˚C. Fun Fact: Scientists have shown the mountain range that Miette is a
In which we answer the questions of where to find good wifi, coffee, and 2am pizza in the alpine town of Jasper in western Alberta. After clambering down from the tea houses at Lake Louise outside Banff, we headed on to Jasper. Now, I am very lucky in that I have an aunt and uncle who live
a.k.a. one of the best goddamned days of my life. I’m so excited we’ve finally arrived here! I wanted to share this with everyone for so long. Someday I am going to become a tea house hermit in the Canadian wilderness. It’s only a matter of time. The Tea House Challenge The Tea House Challenge is
I found one of Canada’s National Treasures today, thanks to the rain.We woke up to a cold and depressing morning. Cold, grey and damp with continuous downpour. We dismantled our camp quickly around 6:30am and Tim Horton’s warmed our grumpy and cold bodies up. Luckily, the cold doesn’t last forever. Later the same day I was