Today marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, and it’s an appropriate time to not only pay our respects, but reflect on what happened a century ago. The Great War doesn’t receive nearly as much attention in the United States compared to the Commonwealth nations […]
Traveling to Canada’s largest city anytime soon? Watch my Top 10 summer and fall things to do in Toronto and Niagara Falls, part of the Golden Horseshoe.
If you live in Seattle, you have several fantastic ski resorts nearby at Stevens Pass, Crystal Mountain and Snoqualmie. But if you want a truly world-class ski weekend, you must go north of the border to the biggest ski resort in the world: Whistler Blackcomb. For years I […]
I had the chance this year to explore Canada’s largest and most cosmopolitan city. I have traveled all over Canada and Ontario, but strangely, I hadn’t visited Toronto before this year. Being from a border state, what a mistake on my part! Toronto is the financial, entertainment and […]
As I walked along Toronto’s Waterfront Trail, the lush beauty of the flowers and plants in Toronto’s Music Garden completely transfixed me with their summer blooms. Toronto, one of the prettiest cities in the world, shimmers in beauty during the summertime. As I admired the flowers, I saw […]
Saturday, August 20, 2005 – Today we have to drive about 700 miles from Jasper back to Helena, Montana. It was a long 12-hour drive without stops, so we left at about 7 a.m. We stopped a couple of times on the Icefield Parkway, including at Big Bend, […]
Friday, August, 19, 2005 – This morning we toured the town of Jasper. We particularly enjoyed seeing the railroad museum with its vintage trains like the Canadian National 6015 locomotive. After looking around town, we headed back into Jasper National Park, the largest national park in the Canadian […]