?With Andy away on a work trip to Bhutan, I decided to take a trip to southern Laos. I flew to Pakse and stayed in the Pakse Hotel, a good, simple hotel in the middle of town with the added bonus of a great rooftop bar and a generous sunset happy hour. Pakse is a … [Read more…]
We left Calgary in early December. Andy left a week before me as I was wrapping up my contract at Mount Royal. He had a pretty rough drive back with our fully loaded car during ?the first few days of winter weather with multiple highway closures. We met in Vancouver to fly out to Laos … [Read more…]
Now that we have our Canadian passports, popping over the border to the USofA is a lot more appealing and quicker than before. Mount Baker Recreation Area is only a couple of hours from Vancouver and so is a tempting option, given that we often see glacier-covered Mount Baker from downtown on a clear day.