These past 40 days, I’ve seen places I’ve dreamed of since childhood, with a partner I could never have dreamed of at the time, while reconnecting with fantastic friends from various stages of the latter half of my life. I fully recognize that most people don’t get to do all, if any, of those things, especially not in the context of leaving home and travelling for 40 days. I’ve thrown out the word “blessed” a few times on this blog, but it definitely seems like the most appropriate.
Great little moment of patriotism.
Ten hours of functional driving, and now I’m at point B.
I don’t know that I would ever have sought out Fredericton as a tourist destination on my own. That said, as a place to be for a friends wedding on a long weekend, it was surprisingly nice.
So here’s a picture of the Fredericton Legislature, which is really the only historic thing we did or saw today. … More
…the radio played the theme to “The Neverending Story”, which 35 days in, almost seems appropriate, even though the end is in sight.
So we’ve come to the last day of our Newfoundland adventure. A nice sleep at Parsons Motel, a decent breakfast … More
Another big day of driving and sight-seeing, but I think we’re finally getting the hang of it. Unfortunately, we’re doing … More
So much done today, starting with the famous Western Brook Pond. A three kilometer hike off of the highway, fifteen … More
Before typing anything else, I think the Newfoundland titles on this blog may be among the cutest. Just saying. So … More
You can always count on your brothers to keep you busy. Yes, the wedding is tonight and, no, I won’t … More
Long day, mildly eventful, but not the most touristy. We are now entering wedding mode. Before we got to the … More
I did not expect to cram so many things into our time in Bonavista. Yet, here I sit, tired out … More
One of the great things about having a vehicle is, on occasion, you have the ability to say “we will … More
A few months ago, I was blessed enough to be able to snorkel with wild dolphins in their natural habitat … More
TRANSIT DAY! Every once in a while, I check in on the stats for the blog, and I’ve noticed that … More
BIG day out on the island today, even with a generous sleep in. With the plane delays, driving and almost-mix-up … More
Weddings change plans. The harbour at Seldom, one of the many small communities on Fogo Island. Population: 444. Not so … More
As nicknames go, “Little Chicago” is a good one. Especially if it was earned during the heyday of prohibition through … More
So it’s hard to fill an entire post with an outing within Moose Jaw, and we may not be getting … More
For those who aren’t in Canada, Moose Jaw is a real place. For those who are in Canada, I’m actually … More
So slightly less international this summer, but perhaps equally foreign. For those who check in each summer for the adventure, … More