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August 31, 2015

Manitoba Adventures

By: Rob Lowe

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Driving through southwestern Manitoba, we noticed signs for the Souris Swinging Bridge which is the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Canada at 184m or 604 feet. We decided to leave the... [read more]

August 29, 2015

Travelling through Saskatchewan

By: Rob Lowe

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Crossing into Saskatchewan, we noticed many of the same traits that we saw in Alberta. There were some differences though. We stayed overnight in Swift Current, a nice sized city on the western... [read more]

August 27, 2015

Alberta Adventures

By: Rob Lowe

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The first attraction we came to after crossing into Alberta was Lake Louise, a world famous glacial lake, situated with a view of the glacier that is its source and surrounded by tall mountains.... [read more]

August 23, 2015

Leaving British Columbia

By: Rob Lowe

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As we drove the Coquihalla Highway between Hope and Kamloops we were awestruck with the sharp peaks and rapid increases in height that typifies the Canadian Rockies. We’ve travelled through many... [read more]

August 22, 2015

Chilliwack, BC

By: Rob Lowe

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As we arrived at the Chilliwack RV campground where we planned to stay while visiting friends, we came upon two small blazing grass fires on the small strip separating the access road and the... [read more]

August 19, 2015

Driving the Cariboo Highway

By: Rob Lowe

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Leaving Williams Lake, we were surprised to see two large cranes with the booms stretched upwards at a town called 100 Mile House. As we approached we realized that these cranes were being used... [read more]

August 17, 2015

Concluding travel on the Cassier, then the Yellowhead and the Cariboo Highways

By: Rob Lowe

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The turnout/rest area that we stayed at the last night on the Cassier Highway, photos of which I included at the end of the last post, is in an area that frequently experiences avalanches. We... [read more]

August 16, 2015

Leaving Alaska – Glenn Highway to the Tok Cut-off and Canada’s Cassier Highway

By: Rob Lowe

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As we completed our trip across the Glenn Highway, we came upon a short stretch of construction in which we received our "Alaskan Medallion”, a stone chip in the windshield. It is commonly said... [read more]

August 11, 2015

The Interesting People along our way and Euro RVs

By: Rob Lowe

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One of the things we have enjoyed on this trip has been the interesting people we have crossed paths with. Sometimes it is a worker at an attraction that asks where we are "from” and then tells... [read more]

August 10, 2015

Musk Ox Farm, Palmer AK

By: Rob Lowe

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Our trip out of Alaska led us near two remaining attractions: A Reindeer Farm and a Musk Ox Farm. Both are located in Palmer, Alaska about an hour east of Anchorage. As we travelled the Glenn... [read more]

August 6, 2015

Birds (& a few Sea Mammals!)

By: Rob Lowe

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Seward, is a southern seaport that is open year round. The first few days in the town, we watched two passenger ships (Holland America & Norwegian Cruise Lines) on consecutive days, cruise... [read more]

August 5, 2015

Harding, Exit and Aialik Glaciers

By: Rob Lowe

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One of the things you quickly realize when travelling in Alaska is that there are a lot of white topped mountains and they are not "snow caps”. Most of the white on mountains are glaciers and... [read more]

August 3, 2015

Seward, AK and the Kenai Fjords Sea Tour

By: Rob Lowe

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When we arrived in Seward, Alaska we decided that we should take a tour of the Kenai Fjords National Park. There is no vehicle access south of Seward so the option was to take a sea tour. We... [read more]

August 1, 2015

Pratt Museum, Homer, AK

By: Rob Lowe

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As I mentioned in my previous message, Homer has some fantastic museums, both for the content as well as the presentation. While we enjoy learning neither of us seek out museums on our travels.... [read more]