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Hiking Kootenay National Park – Stanley Glacier

Parks Canada added a third option to its menu of Burgess Shale guided hikes this summer. We did their Wolcott Quarry hike back in 2009. Five years later, we joined the second (ever) offering of the new guided hike to the Stanley Glacier. It’s an easy 10 km hike with lots of appeal: fire, ice,…

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Monthly Photo Challenge (June 2014) – Vehicles

What comes to mind when you see the word vehicles? My initial thought was the obvious: machines that carry people or goods from one place to another. But towards the end of the month (yes, I can be a little slow at times) I remembered that a vehicle is also a “thing” that allows something…

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A Scenic Drive through Kananaskis

We’ve never just gone for a drive along Highway 40 in Kananaskis Country. But that changed the first Friday in June, when we ended up enjoying a leisurely drive from Canmore to the Interlakes parking lot. We stopped several times along the way, cameras in hands, with the aim of sharing some of the scenic…

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Hei konā rā New Zealand

After 25 amazing days in New Zealand we said “Hei konā rā” (Māori informal good-bye). After three months back home, reflecting on the places we stayed, the roads we traveled and the adventures we experienced, we’ve compiled a list of “stuff” we noticed over the course of our travels: things we noticed because they’re different…