Canada

The Icefields Parkway

Canada round-up

The Icefields Parkway A little bit behind schedule I know but we’ve been super busy since getting into the States so I’m struggling to keep up! Anyhoo... back to Canada. We spent a total of 6 weeks in Briti...
Tom doing his best car commercial impression

Ode to Tom

Tom doing his best car commercial impression Tom is our long suffering 2011 Chevy Cruz rental car. We have a love/hate relationship with the old boy but felt he deserved some sort of homage after 5 weeks of...
Beacon Hill Park

Falling for Victoria

Victoria on Vancouver Island is the capital of British Columbia. As the name suggests it was colonised by Britain under the reign of Queen Victoria and as a result has been heavily influenced by British cul...
Just past the Weeping Wall, Icefields Parkway

The majesty of the Icefields Parkway

Just past the Weeping Wall, Icefields Parkway We were sitting having breakfast in Banff and got talking to a couple who had just driven down from Jasper. As we were raving about how beautiful Banff was, the...
Two Jack Lake at dusk

Banff – living up to the hype

Two Jack Lake at dusk We’ve visited extremely popular national parks in the past and almost been a little disappointed. Yellowstone was a bit of a let down for me, it’s overrun with windscreen tourists in t...