Northern Edges – Day 7: Rearguard Action

Summary โ€“ Time of Departure: 0700hTime of Arrival: 1600h (+1)Distance: 681 km Another time zone under the belt. The drive from Jasper to Houston very quickly becomes a drive through rolling foothills, pasture land and farms but before that, it offers up two of the most spectacular views on the drive. Up first, just through …

Northern Edges – Day 6: Animals, Animals, Animals!

Summary โ€“ Time of Departure: 0700hTime of Arrival: 1500hDistance: 608 km After spending a couple of days with the grandkids it was back to the road and a trip to four of my favourite places all within one day. Elk Island National Park, Jasper, Athabaska Falls and Pyramid Lake all must stop points for me …

Truck Glamping…

Now understand first that my definition of “Glamping” may differ from yours… basically, if I’m not on the ground I’m glamping. Your view probably differs. Living in and out of your truck, van, small camper is not for everyone but I guarantee if you do an extended trip and prepare well for it you’ll wonder …

River Ice

The river has cleared itself of ice very quickly this year. The same day I snapped this image (March 29th) the Seaway opened for shipping. Around here that’s as good a sign of spring as anyting else.