We hit Calgary at the right time. Stampede – apparently the greatest outdoor show on earth – was in town. And so were thousands of cowgirls and cowboys recognizable by their hats, boots and checkered shirts. Of course, we joined in the fun. Without adapting to the dresscode though.
But before we made the pilgrimage to the Stampede area, we had other thrilling and adventurous things to accomplish. Continue reading
Aaaawwwww, those lakes, mountains, glaciers, bears… it’s getting very “kitsch” now!! But first things first. Exploring the Canadian Rockies wasn’t as straight forward as we had hoped. Continue reading
After staying put for a few days in Whistler, it was time to cover some miles again. 408 miles (= 658 km) in eight days to be precise. We didn’t really know what to expect from our itinerary “Whistler – Kamloops – Revelstoke – Golden”. But if we had learnt one thing on our trip so far, it had been this: You don’t have to plan every single minute of your adventure. Just go with the flow, trusting that good things will happen along the way. And good things will happen along the way. Continue reading
Canada welcomed us with some glorious summer weather aka “pure sunshine” and “high temperatures”. I really don’t want to bore you with weather details, but after weeks of unpredictable conditions, it was so lovely to leave the house without a mountain of spare clothes for all possibilities. Continue reading