Travel Blogs from Edmonton
I got to Edmonton early one morning, having spent the night on the train. This was fine except I think the driver had been trying to make up for lost time by travelling at something close to warp speed. I say close to because it was actually pretty bumpy and uncomfortable, even lying down, so when I got off the train I found I was still swaying. This made my first day in Edmonton pretty interesting, as I swayed to the hostel and checked in, then swayed to the Muttart Conservatory ...
... But even she didn't seem to know what had happened.
(people - please make sure you buy travel insurance!!!!!)
We rented from Hertz, but there was a line up and one person working!! The only hope I had was it would take off a days rental if it took this long :-) But they have a kiosk where you pick up the phone and talk to a live person in Phoenix and get your car that way, really neat.
Off to the house I rented for my parents in Kissimmee!
... seeking a flat to rent for the month we decided we'd be spending there.
We didn't really think it would happen, though, and were completely prepared for someone to tell us no at some stage. I'm a teacher, and for a teacher to take a vacation during the school year is kind of verboten. Aidan had only just come back to work after just about three months convalescence (oh yeah, Aidan survived a stroke back in September 2012, at the ...
... keep my entries short and sweet with a few pictures. I haven't quite determined the target audience yet but we'll start with friends and family that want to keep track of us and go from there.
Why are we doing this? We have good friends living in Australia. We started planning a trip to see them this coming Christmas and realized that we could fly around the world for about the ...
During the night there was a massive lighting and thunder storm but we felt nice and safe in our van as campers in the camp ground had either packed up there tent or deserted it during the night. We went for a walk first thing in the hunt for a moose on the loose, but we had no luck. We did see some bear scat even though they don't have many if any in the national park. This national park is the only fully fenced park in Canada so we found it hard ...
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