Province 10: “Beautiful” British Columbia

My home province.  My whole life I’ve heard everyone brag about how beautiful BC is and how it’s the best province.  I always felt a little guilty mimicking what I heard to others, especially since I hadn’t actually seen all of the other provinces.  I could only claim a child’s memory of Manitoba and Ontario, … More Province 10: “Beautiful” British Columbia

Alberta Part 2

After our adventures with tire exchanges we drove to Banff and were amazed at the millions of people there.  Well, not amazed.  It is probably one of the most touristic places in Canada, it’s summer, and it’s the 150 celebration so it was expected.  We were kind of disgusted by all the people.  Callum even … More Alberta Part 2

Province 8: “Land of the Living Skies” Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan, though beautiful in its own way, is another one of those provinces you just kind of drive through.  I wish we could have stayed longer (I know, I sound like a broken record) but we really only had a brief two days there.  From Winnipeg we drove all the way to Regina, the capital … More Province 8: “Land of the Living Skies” Saskatchewan

Province 3: “Birthplace of Confederation” Prince Edward Island

Ah, Prince Edward Island.  I have been waiting to see you in real life rather than just my imagination since I was a young girl, sitting at my father’s knee, listening to him read aloud to my sister and me all eight of the “Anne of Green Gables” books.  This rather idyllic memory might sound … More Province 3: “Birthplace of Confederation” Prince Edward Island

Province 2: “Canada’s Ocean Playground” Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia (New Scotland) is split in two pieces just like Newfoundland, with Cape Breton Island on the mainland’s northeast side and the mainland.  Nova Scotia was one of four provinces which formed the original nation of Canada (the others are New Brunswick, Quebec and Ontario) in 1867.  The province has had a lot of … More Province 2: “Canada’s Ocean Playground” Nova Scotia