From Calgary to Fernie Along Hwy 93

We’ve probably driven to the cabin at least a dozen times – and to Fernie or area a few more – and every time we take basically the same route – south of Hwy 2, and then maybe Hwy 22 before heading west. This trip I decided we should completely switch things up, and take …

A Week on the West Coast – Bamfield Marine Science Centre

I was lucky enough to spend last week out on the west coast of Vancouver Island at the fantastic Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre. The BMSC is, of course, located in Bamfield – a tiny town near the northern trailhead for the West Coast Trail. We were in Bamfield (at Pachena Bay) in 2007 when we …

Dog Friendly Travel – A Wine Tasting Weekend in Oliver BC

I knew that the Oregon part of our road trip was going to be dog-friendly but I wasn’t sure what to expect in Oliver, BC. We ended up having an awesome time there with Patches so I thought I would share our experiences in dog friendly travel in the “Wine Capital of Canada”. [We were …

Oregon and Okanagan Road a Trip 2014 – Days 7, 8, 9 and 10: Okanagan Travels

After our morning at Cannon Beach we had a long drive to B.C. We took the 101 along the coast of Oregon to Washington, drove up the coast, cut across to Seattle and then took the back roads north to the border at the Aldergrove Crossing. It was pretty uneventful – the trees in Washington …