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It is magnificent

It is magnificent

Posted by on Sep 7, 2012 in Blog |

Bruce introduces us to a friend and colleague and his wife at a breakfast place that specialises in bagels. We’ve agreed that they join our itinerary for the second day of Rockies exploration. I admit though, we have some initial reservations about them joining us, purely because we have specific plans and sights we want to see and it sounds like he has...

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The scenic route

The scenic route

Posted by on Sep 6, 2012 in Blog |

We awake at the crack of dawn and tiptoe out of our mass female dorm to the bathroom. Shortly after we’re met by Bruce outside the hostel around 7am, his breath making clouds in the crisp morning air. Jasper town Tim Horton’s does the trick for breakfast and we head west to see the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies: Mount Robson. But the day starts...

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Rockies roadtrip!

Rockies roadtrip!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2012 in Blog |

It’s good to wake up in a bed after a night of sound sleep. Heaven knows I needed it after the past two days. The three of us head to the Bonnie Doon mall nearby to shop at Ardene and the Zeller’s clearance sale. Han manages to leave her house keys at home (can you believe?) and has to break into her house again – like we did in June – to...

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Canada, can I come in?

Canada, can I come in?

Posted by on Sep 4, 2012 in Blog |

After waking up at the Santa Monica hostel, it’s time for our buffet-style breakfast. Megan and I share a table with strangers while we chat about the day ahead and devise plans on how to get to San Francisco and be at the airport by 5am tomorrow morning. All we know is we are not sleeping in a bed tonight … Until then though, the day lies...

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Promenade Party

Promenade Party

Posted by on Sep 2, 2012 in Blog |

The day kicks off at a leisurely pace – scrambled eggs for breakfast, followed by some much-needed pool time in the building complex. It feels good to swim again and relax in the sunshine. Carrie has done us the favour of booking a night at the Santa Monica hostel, and she treats us to a more scenic drive back to this area. Not without its fair share...

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