Thailand for Christmas

We were so busy packing up our things in Calgary and moving them to Vancouver, and moving ourselves to Laos that we took a break from tradition and opted for a week on the beach in Thailand over the Christmas holidays this year, with the added bonus of catching up with Ken, Yuki and Sakura. … [Read more…]

Cory and Edith Passes

Lesson learned (again). ¬†When it’s a sunny morning in Calgary it’s not necessarily the same weather in the mountains around Banff. We headed to do this nearby traverse through Cory Pass without enough warm clothes, particularly for the fierce cold wind coming through the pass. This meant we kept moving, aside from a quick lunch … [Read more…]

Mount Bourgeau

Early spring meant an early start to hiking the hiking season. It was Gill’s birthday on the Friday evening, so we made a late start on Saturday, drove up to Banff and camped at Johnson Canyon (nice campsite!) Following a quiet night with a few drinks and a campfire, we decided Sunday’s hike would be … [Read more…]