Canada Road Trip Video This is a 3:50 minute video of our road trip across Canada.  Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.  Traveling through Ontario is approximately double the distance for crossing the prairies.   Ontario: quite beautiful but huge.  In case anyone is curious, the song is Derek Trucks Band: 'Sailing On' I've sped it up and added the music. Enjoy.
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Perfect Weather for a Mountain Hike When we lived in Calgary one of our favourite short hikes was Grotto Canyon near Exshaw.  A short hike; about seven kilometres to the hoodoo and back.  But quite spectacular nonetheless.  And it is less that an hour from Calgary, depending where in the city you are coming from! Not difficult at all.  That said, the walk in is rocky so wear sturdy shoes or boots.  We went in
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click photo to enlarge/slideshow Marty and Horses Lots of driving the first few days of June to get home.  I thought I might have a bit of time to continue to do some blog posts but lo and behold almost two weeks have passed!  Life catches up to one sometimes. The photos of horses near the mountains in these are taken around one of my favourite spots near Cochrane, Alberta.  There are a number of
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Slocan Lake on the Boat, Japanese Internment and Dinner in Nelson Lara and Dilly took us on the grand tour yesterday.  First drove us to where he has his boat moored in Silverton which is about half way up the lake.  Just before we descended into town, he stopped so we could get some great photos from a height.  Cruised the lake for about an hour and a half.  Depth thingamajig showed the deepest we
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Grandchildren and Mountain Horses Was great being able to take the kids up to the mountain ranch to see and wander about with the horses, lamas and donkeys.  They had a blast and as always I had my camera with me. And my two favourite subjects: people and horses.  Then I’m a kid in a candy store.  You can see here how gentle the horses are with these two.  This bunch were so friendly and
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