It is truly amazing how quickly the year has flown by. We had big plans for the year and fortunately we were able to pull them off. If you have been following our blog, you know that we sold our house and dispersed our belongings to travel full time in our RV. It was a … Continue reading 2018 Piddlin’ Around Full-Timing Recap Part 1
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
There are two fantastic glacial lakes within an hour’s drive of Jasper. Medicine Lake is about 12 miles south of Jasper and Maligne Lake is about 27 miles south of Jasper on the same highway. The drive to both of these lakes is spectacular and there are outstanding views along the way. Also, on this … Continue reading Alpine Lake Adventure
The Jasper Skytram is the highest and longest aerial tramway in Canada and it is just up the road from the Whistlers Campground. Built in 1964, the tram soars to 7,470 ft. above sea level to the top of Whistlers Mountain. Traveling at 1,673 ft. per minute, you arrive at the top in 7.5 minutes. … Continue reading Up, Up, and Away!
There are a number of lovely glacial lakes within a few minutes-drive of the town’s center. After talking to the ranger in the Information Center in Jasper, David and I decided to go visit several of them one day. We went to Pyramid, Patricia, and Beauvert Lakes. Pyramid Lake is in the shadow of Pyramid … Continue reading A Trio of Stunning Lakes