So it's been a while since I've written anything, as I've been on vacation. Time to catch up and write a couple more travel related blogs before getting back to the usual. On our return leg we stopped in the city of Castlegar in British Columbia. Apparently it's the 'City of Sculptures'. It's also in … Continue reading Castlegar: City of Sculptures
Earlier this year we took a visit to Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, an aboriginal culture site in Southern Alberta. For thousands of years the Blackfoot people used this site as a mass kill hunt site to provide food, tools, and clothing for their people. There is now an interpretive center on the site that provides … Continue reading Culture in Southern Alberta: A Trip to Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
I spent the last week in the beautiful country of Barbados. I had the opportunity to see new things, try new things, and eat new foods. Everything travel should be! So here goes on the recap: Day 1 We arrived on Saturday afternoon and were picked up at the airport by the owners of the … Continue reading Recapping Barados
This year I got to experience my birthday in a somewhat different way. Not just in another country, but 170 feet underground. On our second day in the country I grew a year older, and in deference to the epic sunburn I'd earned the day before, we decided that maybe the beach wasn't the best … Continue reading Underground Birthday
This one is going to be a bit of a departure from what I normally write about, so please, bear with me and enjoy! I am currently on holidays in Barbados, and having completed the 'in the pool' portion of my SCUBA certification, I needed to get into some open water and complete the rest. … Continue reading Under the Sea – It is better down where it’s wetter!