Muncho Lake

  Isn’t it a wonderful surprise when something is so much better than you expect? Muncho Lake in the Northern Canadian Rockies was that for us. Muncho means “big lake” in the Kaska language. We found a wonderful place to camp, directly on the jade colored lake, called Strawberry Flats. It is an absolutely beautiful … Continue reading Muncho Lake

The Original Zero – Fort Nelson

We spent the night in Fort Nelson which is the largest town in this section of British Columbia. Established in 1805, this town was the original “zero” of the Alaskan Highway. There was an existing winter road to Fort Nelson, so it became the Zero military post that was the launch point going north to … Continue reading The Original Zero – Fort Nelson

One River, Two Waterfalls, and Three Bears

It was another warm, sunny day so David and I decided to drive to a couple of famous waterfalls along the Icefields Parkway.  On the way to the first set of falls, we saw a “Bear Jam.” A “Bear Jam” occurs when a bear is spotted and a bunch of vehicles stop along the side … Continue reading One River, Two Waterfalls, and Three Bears