Riding the Rockies

The train through the Canadian Rockies passes maybe 200m from the campsite at Lake Lucerne, and about 10 trains went through overnight. In the still of the night it felt like those trains jumped right off the tracks and were coming for us. By 7.30 am we were on the road again, looking for bears…

Trials and treats

The unsealed, hard packed road to Summerland was a dream. Don warned us that there were three gigantic hills we’d need to walk up but we didn’t discover those. The perception of a hill from inside a car can be quite misleading. The hard pack eventually turned to sealed road again and as we flew…

Vancouver revisited

Another beautiful morning dawned and we were again grateful for the amazing weather we’ve had so far. Our final ferry ride for the foreseeable future took us into Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver. On the ferry we met Jeremy who was going from his home on a little island to his apartment in Vancouver. He soon…