Bashaw Alberta

It’s that time of year again! Time for our annual family get together. Last year we held it at Lake Bend Hall and this year we are doing the same. It is not only a great location but it also has a nice indoor facility for preparing and serving food just in case it is too rainy, too hot, too …

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Bashaw Alberta

We are back in Bashaw!  We come here almost every summer to enjoy our family and friends, the prairie life, good fresh farm food, and a yearly family camp-out. Plus we get to moochdock off various family members!!   Our site sits in the beautiful prairies of Alberta surrounded by fields, gardens, flowers, and fabulous scenery.   The town of …

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Oyen Alberta

We continued along Trans Canada Highway from Moose Jaw in to the eastern part of Alberta to the town of Oyen.  The wind started blowing and the sky started to get dark. We didn’t get any actual rain drops that afternoon but we certainly battled the wind!! But, as usual, along the way we had beautiful prairie scenery!   We …

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Moose Jaw Saskatchewan

Welcome to Moose Jaw in Saskatchewan, “The Friendly City”!   We drove from Brandon, Manitoba to Moose Jaw in Saskatchewan along the Trans Canada Highway enjoying the beautiful scenery of the prairies. We passed many small towns each with their own interesting history. The first stop for us was Grenfell which has a collection of miniature replica grain elevators at …

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Manitoba Canada

We continued west on Hwy 17 in Norhtern Ontario and then joined Highway 11 before hitting the lovely town of Kenora, Ontario. Kenora is home to Huskie the Muskie, a 40 ft ourdoor sculpture of a fish and also is home to Lake Of the Woods.   Just a bit past Kenora we hit the Manitoba border and started our …

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Crystal Lake Campground Vermillion Bay Ontario

We departed Sleeping Giant Provincial Park and headed through Thunder Bay, after stopping by the Terry Fox Monument, and on west on Highway 17 to Vermilion Bay.  The Terry Fox Scenic Lookout pays tribute to Terry Fox (read info on photos) and sits high above Thunder Bay. There is a nice Visitor Information Center there along with a picnic area. …

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Thunder Bay Lookout Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

From Neys Provincial Park we continued west on Trans Canada Highway towards Thunder Bay.   Sibley Peninsula is a 53 km long peninsula just east of the town of Thunder Bay and is home to the Sleeping Giant – a rock formation which looks like a “Sleeping Giant” from Thunder Bay. It is also home to the Sleeping Giant Provincial …

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Lake Superior Neys Provincial Park Ontario

We drove north from Lake Superior Provincial Park on the Trans Canada Highway and stopped in the lovely town of WaWa, Ontario.  WaWa takes it name from an indigenous word for goose and has a 28 ft metal goose sculpture in town. Fun!   Which brings us to our next scene which was Young’s General Store. Since our last name …

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Sault Ste Marie Ontario Canada

We drove from Chutes Provincial Park to Lake Superior Provincial Park along the Trans Canada Highway. The highway follows the shoreline of Lake Superior but there are very few places where you can actually view Lake Superior from the road.   The city of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario sits on the border with Michigan in the US and is known …

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Chutes Provincial Park Ontario

We headed north from Killbear Provincial Park in Parry Sound on the Trans Canada Highway to Sudbury, known for it’s giant 1951 replica 30′ nickel, and on west to Chutes Provincial Park. It was a lovely drive and no, we didn’t see the nickel. Apparently, the parking lot there (Dynamic Earth Museum) does not accommodate RV’s with any pull thrus …

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