The Icefields Parkway

Canada Round-Up

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 British Columbia and Alberta, drove 4797 KM and spent 45 nights resting our heads...
Tom doing his best car commercial impression

Ode to Tom

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 service across the challenging Canadian landscape. (more…)...
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 culture and tradition. Its British roots are everywhere, ...
Just past the Weeping Wall, Icefields Parkway

The Majesty of the 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 guy piped up with “If you think this is pretty, you ain’t seen nothing yet”. He was most certainly ...
Two Jack Lake at dusk

Banff – Living Up to the Hype

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 the summer and you have to really get off the beaten track to escape the mass...

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