Following the lives of Helen and Mike who moved from Scotland to London via Canada. See how they fair as they navigate the charms of big city life, weaving around tourists and traffic by bike, stopping frequently for tea and culture breaks.
Places We’ve Been
Category Archives: Canadian Adventure
I’m only going to write one post about our two epic railway journeys for a number of reasons. The scenery only changed once over the course of three whole days. I only took a small handful of pictures, for rationale … Continue reading
Our visit to Banff coincided with the Mountain festival, which is a week long series of talks, films and events dedicated to all things adventurous and mountainous. Being the overly organised individual that I am, I had bought tickets in … Continue reading
I don’t really know what I was expecting from Lake Louise, but it wasn’t this: minus 21 degrees, trees wearing snow blankets and a powder blue glacier.Â
We knew that to really get to experience the Rockies we would need to get out of Jasper, but given that it was early November we didn’t know if we would be able to drive the aptly named Icefields parkway. … Continue reading
I still can’t quite get over the magnificence of the Rockies, and get my thoughts and impressions into coherent sentences. In the meantime here is a postcard.