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Trip: Go west, young man

There are [9] stories from my trip: Go west, young man


Gallery: Winlaw

CANADA | Wednesday, 18 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Will the true crescendo of spring please stand up

CANADA | Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | Views [650]

We had been travelling in eternal spring since March 13th when we returned from Costa Rica, landing in Atlanta. When we came to Nelson, I saw the lilacs in bloom as the crescendo of spring. But, the real crescendo was yet to come, and it came today, ... Read more >


Blowing into a small town...

CANADA | Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | Views [508]

We arrived in Winlaw with all of our luggage in tow, knowing that Caroline would be taking her friend to the bus for 11:10 a.m. The town is tiny, but it does have a wonderful organic food store with a cafe attached. We walked into the cafe, with all ... Read more >


Meeting new friends in the area...

CANADA | Sunday, 8 Jun 2008 | Views [433]

In the midst of all the excitement of finding that we were staying and then booking ourselves in at the Dancing Bear HI Hostel in Nelson, we heard from some people that we had been communicating with about a possible wwoofing engagement. Mike and Ulla ... Read more >


Giving the area a chance...

CANADA | Saturday, 7 Jun 2008 | Views [692]

As I said, I am neither a man nor am I young, but I am heading west, and feeling younger for it. One of the pleasures of my retirement, is not having to know exactly what I am going to do next! David and I found ourselves in exactly that state after ... Read more >


Helping the herb lady...

CANADA | Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | Views [913]

I'm not a man and I'm not young, but I am heading west, and feeling younger for it... Dave and I made our first stop in B.C. in Nelson, where Diane came and picked us up at the bus depot, swung by the organic food store, and then brought us over to ... Read more >


Gallery: Nelson

CANADA | Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Westward Bound

CANADA | Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Worthwhile stopover

CANADA | Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | Views [580]

Thanks to the couchsurfing.com project, Dave and I had a great time during our 4-5 hour layover in Calgary. Sarah and her boyfriend, Mike, picked us up and took us to an organic vegan restaurant called The Coup. It was artsy and neat, the food was wonderful ... Read more >