Canada

Prince Edward Island | Prince Edward Island, Canada

Our real destination on this recent Canada trip was Prince Edward Island, a place that had always seemed so far away from home. Yet, we had family that had come from there, so we’d always wanted to see this“ gentle isle.” Well, it was very far away. I didn’t add up the miles, but what I Read More…

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Unsung Province | New Brunswick, Canada

Who ever goes to the Canadian province of New Brunswick? Who even knows where it is? Yes, I know, somewhere around Nova Scotia. Or Maine? Driving North to Prince Edward Island with some friends at the end of August, we had to traverse New Brunswick. We didn’t give it much more thought than that, Read More…

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On The Way Home | St. Andrew’s By The Sea, Canada

We headed back to Maine from Prince Edward Island, thinking about trying to get over to Grand Manan Island for a night, on the way. When the ferry schedules made that impossible, we decided to stop to see FDR’s summer place at Campobello Island, and spend a night in St. Andrew’s By The Sea. What Read More…

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The Four Winds | La Malbaie | Quebec, Canada

We were very excited when we left Quebec City on a sunny morning to drive down the St. Lawrence, in search of the gardens of Frank and Ann Cabot on the North Bank of the river at La Malbaie.(My mother used to call it Murray Bay when she and my father went there in the roaring twenties. But I don’t mind Read More…

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Quebec City | Quebec City, Canada

Going to Quebec City was one of several husband choice vacations undertaken by us in this big anniversary year. (I get the choices for the rest of our lives, not a bad deal.) I had always thought Quebec City was too far away to drive and too silly to drive South to New York to fly North to QC. But we Read More…

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Vancouver | Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver seems to have become the darling of the Pacific Rim. It was the ultimate destination of our cross Canada train ride, and easily fulfilled my wildest expectations. Arriving after a trek across the entire continent was an excellent reminder of how isolated this cosmopolitan city is from eastern Read More…

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Jasper National Park | Jasper, Alberta, Canada

Our awesome train ride across Canada halted temporarily at Jasper National Park, where we alighted the train for three days at Jasper Park Lodge. We arrived at this renowned Canadian Pacific Hotel in the mid-afternoon. Spread out around and between two glacial lakes are many log cabins of various Read More…

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