Travel Diary 11 Posts

Visiting Revelstoke Dam

On our June road trip we found ourselves in Revelstoke for 24 hours with no sightseeing plan. It was early June; not quite warm enough to swim and still too much sno...
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Hot Springs, lakes and picnic lunches … driving through the Slocan Valley

Our June BC road trip took us to Christina Lake and then north to Revelstoke through the Slocan Valley. We hadn’t planned to drive that route but every single person t...
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Christina Lake and Cascade Falls

Two nights on a quiet lake just over the Canadian side of the US-Canada border two weeks before the summer holiday hordes arrive. That was one of the highlights of our s...
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Summer is here

Our first summer in three years. The skis are packed away in favour of hiking and swimming. I just dropped the children off at the small summer camp held here over the s...
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Photos from a road trip to Banff

A few weeks ago we had exciting visitors from Australia - my mum and her partner. The kids were very excited to have Nanna visit. We took them snowshoeing and on gondola...
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Above the clouds

There's something wonderful about waking on a winters morning to clear skies and the sun peeking over the mountains. At 1600m above sea level, a sunny mornin...
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Hello from ... Canada

Yes, you read that right. Since our last blog update (a slack month ago) we've flown to Australia to spend three weeks with family and then jumped on a plane to ...
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Lynn Canyon Vancouver

After Big White we caught a greyhound bus back to Vancouver to spend two nights with friends before hiring a rental car to drive down to Seattle for a week. We decided t...
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Leaving Big White

After a week of constant snow the sun finally came out for our final day in Big White in Canada. It's was such an amazing experience to live in a place with this mu...
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Solstice fun at the Chinese Gardens in Vancouver

When we first got our tickets to fly into Vancouver I started picturing all the things we would be doing there. Riding trains and buses, exploring museums and the aquari...
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Snowy fun at Big White, Canada

This has been our home for the past three weeks. We'll be here for another three. Well not quite this 'exact' spot ... somewhere down in the middle right of the photo in...
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