An incredible drive on the Icefields Parkway to Jasper

◊ 9.13.2017 ◊ Jasper, Alberta, Canada As fall started turning trees golden, and snow begins to fall in the high mountains, we hit the road for Jasper. The highway that gets you from Lake Louise to Jasper is called the Icefields Parkway. This wonderful section of road is split halfway between Banff National Park and … More An incredible drive on the Icefields Parkway to Jasper

A few days at Lake Louise is nothing short of amazing

◊ 9.10.2017 ◊ Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada After weeks of smoky skies, we finally had our clear chance to visit Lake Louise! This was one destination that we were adamant about seeing under ‘normal’ conditions, and with the rain that had just fallen we knew the next few days would be smoke-free. Our patience paid … More A few days at Lake Louise is nothing short of amazing

Ending the summer in Banff National Park & Canmore

◊ 9.8.2017 ◊ Banff, Alberta, Canada After a tiring week of partying at Motion Notion festival (read our recap’ blog post here), what better way to recuperate than to spend time in the heart of the Canadian Rockies: Banff National Park. We arrived in the town of Banff on a smoky day, so we just … More Ending the summer in Banff National Park & Canmore

Solar Eclipse and a Grizzly Bear named Boo

◊ 8.22.2017 ◊ Golden, British Columbia, Canada After two awesome days climbing at Spillimacheen it was time to keep following the Rocky Mountains North, and prepare for Motion Notion while catching the solar eclipse. Our destination was the quaint little mountain town of Golden. Nestled in the Rocky Mountain Trench, Golden has everything a mountain … More Solar Eclipse and a Grizzly Bear named Boo

Spillimacheen- what?!

◊ 8.18.2017 ◊ Spillimacheen, British Columbia, Canada We’re back in Canada! Second time on this trip and second time of our lives too! Last time we crossed the border was at an Illinois/Ontario crossing, and now we are entering Canada through the Montana/British Columbia entrance. The first stop of our visit this time is a … More Spillimacheen- what?!

Canada Eh?

◊ 7.15.2017 ◊ Quebec, CAN Our first Canadian experience of the trip! (and yes it included Maple Syrup!) From Acadia National Park in Maine we needed to drop Johanna’s mom off at the Montreal international airport. Sadly it was time for her departure back to France. The drive across Maine’s interior was beautiful and lush. … More Canada Eh?