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Written on May, 20, 2020 by in | 2 Comments.
Pandemic Hiking

No, we aren’t out camping. We, like everyone else in the world, are hanging at home alone. We are social distancing and just enjoying some time to get things done around the house and plan (actually reschedule) our next camping trip. We were planning on spending time in Arizona at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon and Canyon de …

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Written on Dec, 25, 2019 by in , | Leave a comment
Hi Jolly BLM Quartzsite Arizona

Welcome to Hi Jolly BLM! We have stayed in Quartzsite a number of times before but never in December. What a great time to be there.  The crowds are so much less than in January, February, and March. Wow, what a difference. Information about Hi Jolly BLM can be found at one of our previous posts.   Campground: Hi Jolly …

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Killbear Provincial Park Ontario

Killbear Provincial Park is in Parry Sound on the beautiful Georgian Bay on Lake Huron.  We drove north of Toronto and on through the Muskoka area to Killbear.   Killbear isn’t too far off the main highway and sits directly on the Georgian Bay. It was an easy drive in and had a small general store near the entrance.   …

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Quebec City Quebec Canada

We took a private shuttle bus from KOA into Quebec City. It was about $20 CAD per person, round trip. It was a large bus which stopped at a few other hotels on the way in to pick up other tourists. The trip took about 40 minutes one way including the other hotel stops and without traffic. It was extremely …

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Prince Edward Island Canada

Charlottetown Charlottetown is the capital of the Canada province of Prince Edward Island with a population of around 36,000 people. It is known as the birthplace of the Confederation because it hosted the Charlottetown Conference of 1864 which spurred the country’s birth. It is a charming city with quaint streets and wonderful buildings full of restaurants and shopping and lots …

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Marine Atlantic Newfoundland

Time to leave Newfoundland….sob, sob, sob…… We drove to Argentia in the Avalon Peninsula to take the overnight ferry (16.5 hours) back to North Sydney in Nova Scotia.   We arrived in plenty of time to check in and wait to board.   We soon boarded and made our way to our room (10th floor) to drop off our luggage. …

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Saint Johns Newfoundland

  Saint Johns Saint Johns is the capital city (and the largest city) of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.  It sits on the Avalon Peninsula and is the eastern most city in North America (excluding Greenland)  and is supposedly one of the oldest cites in North America. It has a rich history, beautiful scenery, and over 100,000 people.   …

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Auk Island Winery Twillingate Newfoundland

Welcome to Twillingate – The town of icebergs!   Twillingate is a picturesque village along Notre Dame bay in north central Newfoundland along iceberg alley. It is located on 2 islands, North Twillingate and South Twillingate islands. It is a charming community of over 2,500 people and offers several tourist activites along with restaurants and lots and lots of charm. …

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Dildo Run Provincial Park Newfoundland

We departed Deer Lake and headed east on Trans Canada Highway through Grand Falls Windsor and onto Lewisporte. Lewisporte looked like a lovely area with a deep water port which is ice free and provides ferry services to Labrador along with aviation fuel for Gander International Airport.   Welcome to Dildo Run Provincial Park which sits on New World Island …

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