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Gengenbach and the World's Largest Advent Calendar

OK, so it might not be Christmas season right now, but you can relive the spirit of the season with the latest installment of our European trip video series. Today we find ourselves in Germany for the first time on … Continue reading

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Off to Switzerland

We complete the trifecta of “planes, trains, and automobiles” by taking a rail trip from Vienna to Basel, Switzerland.

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One Day in Vienna

After completing our stay in Brno, we grabbed a bus to Vienna, Austria. We traveled with RegioJet, which is a private Czech company which specializes in rail and bus travel. It was a great experience. The ride was approximately two … Continue reading

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European Adventure – Calgary to Brno

The jet lag is almost gone so it is time to look back at how our crazy European travel adventure started. From the terminal at Calgary International to Brno, Czechia, it is a long day of travel condensed into a … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Lighthouse Tour

Being from the prairies, I have always had a fascination with grain elevators. I imagine for those who grow up in close proximity to the ocean or other large body of water, lighthouses fill that role. Both grain elevators and … Continue reading

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The Wild West Town of Garnet, Montana

It’s the next instalment of our “Coastal or Postal” vacation. This time we’re heading up into the mountains near Missoula, Montana to visit the preserved ghost town of Garnet, Montana. Once a thriving mining town dating from the late 19th … Continue reading

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STST2017: Fort Steele

I’ll bet you thought we were done with the Scratch the Surface Tour 2017, didn’t you?  Well, surprise!  There’s at least one more story to tell… It had been more than thirty years since I had visited Fort Steele, British … Continue reading

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