Monthly Archives: June 2011

June 21 – Dawson Creek, British Columbia – Alaskan Highway Mile 0

It was crystal clear this morning and remained sunny and warm (hitting 75o) all day.  Leaving Grande Prairie, we passed our first sign for our destination. The drive to Dawson Creek, British Columbia was relatively short and the road was … Continue reading

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June 20 – Grande Prairie, Alberta

The sun was shining when we awoke, a distinct change from the past few days.  And, while it clouded up during our drive from Grande Cache north to Grande Prairie, the sun reappeared this afternoon and the temperatures made it … Continue reading

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June 19 – Leaving Jasper and Heading North

It rained on-and-off all night and continued on into this morning.  During a break, we unhooked our power and water and hit the road around 9:00 AM.  We meant to mention that at the campgrounds we’ve stayed at the past … Continue reading

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June 18 – Banff and Jasper National Parks

Contrary to the weather forecast, the morning skies were mostly clear, although puffy cumulus clouds blanketed the summits of the many of the higher peaks. Its peak playing peak-a-boo Today’s route took us past Lake Louise, From there, the roughly … Continue reading

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June 17 – Calgary to Banff

We left Calgary around 11:00 AM and headed northwest to Banff and the Canadian Rockies. The weather was cool and overcast with intermittent periods of rain and a few rare glimpses of the sun.  Unfortunately, all of the peaks were … Continue reading

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June 14-16 – Calgary and Petro Energy

We spent the past four days visiting with Ted and Tracy Swanton, staying at their home. Ted has been a dear friend and business associate in several ventures since 1999.  Today we are both board members and officers of Petro … Continue reading

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June 13 – Calgary

As we headed north this morning, the majestic peaks Glacier National Park we’d photographed yesterday began to recede in our rear view mirrors and the landscape once became rolling range and farm land. A short eighteen miles later, Alberta Route … Continue reading

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June 12 – Glacier National Park

Aside from only being able to drive the first 13 miles of the Going to the Sun Road which winds east-to-west, through Logan Pass, across Glacier National Park, the sights were simply incredible. And, since they say a picture is … Continue reading

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June 11 – A Long Day

We were ready to get underway at 8:30 this morning, under partly sunny skies and a temperature of 52o.  Within seconds of pulling away from the curb at our site in the RV park, I heard an unnatural “noise” and … Continue reading

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June 10 – Our 45th Anniversary

Today we are celebrating our 45th Wedding Anniversary! Our destination was Havre, the economic and cultural center of the “Hi-Line” (the Route 2 corridor between North Dakota and the Rocky Mountains). Its economy is still centered the Burlington Northern Santa … Continue reading

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