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... of a tim hortons cup - a great mixing bowl for cereal and squash baby food).
The drive from Regina to Swift Current was amazing - the landscape is so interesting. It goes from super flat where you can see for kilometers to rolling hills with multiple colours. I tried to take pictures from the van - but they don't do it justice.
We finally arrived in Swift Current and ordered a pizza for dinner. Note to all my blog followers DO NOT ever get Boston Pizza ...
... had as much fun watching the antics of the many prairie dogs as we did climbing on the equipment. The little critters were very active and at one point, two of them held on to each other and rolled around on the ground - a living ball of fur.
The Chaplin campground left a lot to be desired: the bathrooms closed at 9 pm with the restaurant and the eagerly anticipated showers no longer seem to ...
... s in 6 months (yum!). Then it was time to catch one more flight.... the final flight home to Saskatoon. Seeing our family waiting for us was so comforting! The next morning we caught our first glimpses of our prairie land and we could not get over how BROWN and FLAT it was! Coulees (valleys) that I had always thought were fairly deep looked so shallow compared to the valleys we had grown used to living ...
... Christmas in November! I guess it feels a little out of place, because...it is!
We now have our flight itinerary posted showing our flight numbers and departure/arrival times. Have a look, you can track the flight by entering airline and flight number at this website:
Under one month to go!
What most people do not know is that this journey has been years in the making. I started dreaming about one day traveling to New Zealand back when I was in high school already. Derek and I started planning to travel well before we were even married. So to say that we're getting excited to take off would definitely be a bit of an understatement.
We've been accepted to travel with a Working Holiday Visa, which means that we'll be working ...