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Hiking to Papakolea Green Sand Beach on the Big Island of Hawaii

It’s our last full day on Hawaii and there is still one place left on our “must visit” list: the famous Green Sand Beach, known properly as Papakolea Beach. It’s an almost three mile hike each way but we’ were … Continue reading

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Kananaskis Camping Trip in Bella the Boler

It’s time to take our vintage trailer “Bella the Boler” out for another weekend of camping and exploration. This time we stay at Eau Claire Campground along Highway 40 out in beautiful Kananaskis country. Let’s watch DanOCan get heat stroke … Continue reading

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Exploring Antelope Hill Provincial Park

Established in 2014, Antelope Hill Provincial Park is one of the newest provincial parks in Alberta. The park is on land which was donated to the Province by Gottlob Schmidt. “Schmitty”, as he was known locally, originally moved onto the … Continue reading

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The Abandoned Cameron Fire Lookout on Mount Burke

I have now visited the Cameron Lookout three times, the first in August of 2006, the second in August of 2011, and now again in 2020. After each visit the physical pain dissipates and the memories of the scenery have … Continue reading

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Canada Day Weekend Camp

This weekend was all about camping and relaxation. We’re off to the Etherington Creek Provincial Recreation Area. Camping, hiking, relaxing, and expired Jiffy Pop — what could possibly go wrong?

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