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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]

July 30, 2015

Strolling around Soldatna, AK and off to Homer, AK

By: Rob Lowe

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Sometimes the wonder of Alaska sneaks up on you. I was out for my morning walk with our dog Cassi while in Soldatna and looked down a cross street. In the morning light  (7:30am) I saw this... [read more]

July 28, 2015

Dip Net Fishing in the Kenai Peninsula

By: Rob Lowe

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This set of photos shows an event that we were privileged to see while in the Kenai Peninsula. We had planned to stay at a local "Walmart-like” store, Alaska’s Fred Meyer in Soldotna, about 210... [read more]

July 23, 2015

Anchorage, AK

By: Rob Lowe

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This week we travelled from Denali to Anchorage, AK. The highway was excellent with occasional wildlife sightings along the way. We came upon a male moose with large antlers munching away on... [read more]

July 17, 2015

K2 Glacier Flight #3 from Talkeetna

By: Rob Lowe

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By now you are probably wondering why I am writing this travelogue today. The answer is pretty simple: It started to rain last evening about 6:00pm and it has rained overnight and as I write... [read more]

July 17, 2015

K2 Glacier Flight #2 from Talkeetna

By: Rob Lowe

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As our flight continued we heard from other pilots that the ceiling near Denali (Mt. McKinley) was around 1,525-1,830m (5-6,000 feet) thus any ability to see the 7,080 m (20,306 foot) peak... [read more]

July 16, 2015

K2 Glacier Flight #1 from Talkeetna

By: Rob Lowe

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As we embarked on this Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon and Alaska RV trip, we wondered if a flight would be part of the adventure. I thought it would be fun and an interesting way to learn... [read more]

July 15, 2015

Our Denali Moment

By: Rob Lowe

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For days surrounding our visit to Denali National Park and Preserve we had heard the term: ‘the 30% club’. This phrase was often used in the context of: "Are you a member of the 30% club?”... [read more]

July 14, 2015

Funny Signs

By: Rob Lowe

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Sometimes you chuckle at what you see when you travel. We drove up to a new hotel located high up on a mountain side behind our campsite. It overlooks the Nenana River Valley and Denali National... [read more]

July 12, 2015

Denali Preview

By: Rob Lowe

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We are enclosing a Preview of Denali National Park since a preview is all that it is. Even being here you have the sense that there is far more than can be seen in a lifetime. As has been... [read more]

July 9, 2015

Poker Creek, AK to Fairbanks, AK

By: Rob Lowe

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As we continued on the Top of the World Highway, we actually came upon snow banks in the shade of the mountains. When we crossed the Border, Jane snapped a photo of the crossing at Poker Creek... [read more]

July 8, 2015

Dawson City to Alaska

By: Rob Lowe

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We finished our stay in the Yukon by touring a Parks Canada National Historic Site known as Dredge 4, the continent’s largest Gold Dredge. The first two photos show the 10 storey high dredge... [read more]

June 27, 2015

Whitehorse to Dawson City, YT

By: Rob Lowe

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We spent this week touring Whitehorse, Yukon and then travelled to Dawson City, Yukon. We toured the SS Klondike paddlewheel ship that moved supplies up the Yukon River to the Klondike... [read more]

June 21, 2015

Along the Road - Yukon Travels

By: Rob Lowe

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These photos were taken on a rainy ☔ Thursday, June 18th in a Yukon Provincial Park in Teslin where we stayed the night. The Sun was far from setting, just covered in rain clouds since... [read more]

June 20, 2015

Goshen, IN to Dawson Creek, YT

By: Rob Lowe

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The RV Adventures of Rob and Jane detail trips, we have taken in our 40 foot motorhome. The first to be documented, in what we hope will be a series, was one we took to... [read more]