Category Archives: North America

Cruising the Icefields Parkway, Canada

Cruising the Icefields Parkway Canada

The Icefields Parkway connects two of the UNESCO inscribed Rocky Mountain National Parks, Banff and Jasper. I had never heard of it before planning our road trip last summer to the Canadian parks, but once I got up there I noticed that it was not a well-kept secret. RVs from Canada and the U.S. were […]

Digging for Dinosaurs

Digging for Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs – every kids dream pet! Growing up, we heard so much about these mysterious giants that roamed the earth millions of years before we were born.  Were the dinosaurs a myth?  Cartoons, movies, books inundated us with the immensity, the danger, the other-worldliness, and maybe the impossibility of these creatures, which meant that of […]

Head Smashed-in Buffalo Jump…What?!

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Canada

The True Story of How to Clothe and Feed the West’s Indigenous People Alberta is what we Americans like to say is “out west” in every sense of the phrase. It means wide-open expanses, prairies, indigenous peoples, cowboys, and a feeling of freedom.  So, there’s no better place to learn more about the natives that […]

The 1st Anniversary of the National Children’s Museum

December 14th is the anniversary of the National Children’s Museum in National Harbor, Maryland.  A museum designed for children eight years old or younger, which has done a fantastic job teaching children about the world.  Jim and I visited the museum over the summer, because one of my travel photographs was chosen for their Our […]

Katmai National Park – A Visit to Remember

Ten Thousand Smokes

One of the most iconic yet least visited National Parks in the U.S.A….Katmai!  I can be a bit of a cheapskate! I know, it’s hard to believe, but it’s true! Well then, why, you might ask, why would you visit Katmai National Park? The reason there are so few visitors to this remote beauty is […]

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