Idaho

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 From the Palouse we drove to Boise, Idaho. One of my oldest and dearest friends lives there and I looked forward to catching up with her. In the meantime, we stopped at an REI and picked up a new cooking pan, a more powerful lantern (700 lumens – oh, my!) and…

Washington

Friday, September 8, 2017 Friday morning we were up bright and early, hit Tim Horton’s one last time for donuts and McDonald’s for breakfast (I have developed a “thing” for their veggie-feta wrap), then drove on down to cross the border for the last time into the USA. We met my cousin Hank and his…

British Columbia

Monday, September 4, 2017 A long day’s driving to reach eastern British Columbia. Nothing much to report. Tuesday, September 5, 2017 After checking out Alice Lake, we spent time at McDonald’s first thing in the morning to sort out what we wanted to do while here. First order of business was to visit some waterfalls….

Yoho, Kootenay, and Radium Hot Springs

Friday, September 1, 2017 With no morning shoot planned, we slept in until a bit past seven, then got up and left Banff to drive to Yoho National Park and, unplanned, hiked Emerald Lake Trail to a waterfall which wasn’t there. Poo. From there we drove on to Kootenay National Park and did another unplanned…

Banff, Alberta

We drove down to Banff along the Icefields Parkway and saw more Mountain Goats, this time it was two mommas and two kids. When we got to Johnston Canyon Campground we set up camp then headed into the town of Banff for ice, gas, misc. and dinner at Old Spaghetti restaurant, a great place for…