BC: Made with love by Mom. It only took me 3 months to finish it!
FC: Our Cross Canada Adventure July 4 - August 20, 2011 | 49 Days | 15 889 kms
1: Day 1: Kelowna to Calgary It is only day 1 and already a 2 hour detour! | Day 2: Calgary to Moose Jaw | Prairie, prairie, and more prairie!
2: Day 4: Grand Beach, Lake Winnipeg | Day 3: Moose Jaw to Grand Beach, MB | The night of the Mosquito Massacre! | Feels like quicksand!
3: Day 5: Grand Beach to Vermillion Bay, ON | Day 6: Vermillion Bay to Neys, ON | Home of the creepiest campground manager, but most beautiful sunset! | Mom's playing kangaroo
4: Day 7: Neys to Thessalon, ON | Day 8: Thessalon to Ottawa | Swimmin' in Lake Superior
5: Day 9: Ottawa | MJ and Dad taking a break from the heat! | Dad's taking some $$ from the prez | Cool sculpture in front of the Museum of Civilization | Kobe's sipping from the Rideau Canal, a National Historic site | Parliament Hill
6: Day 11 & 12 Montreal | Day 10: Ottawa to Montreal | Kobe's thirsty! | St.Joseph's Observatory
7: Day 14: Riviere du-Loup to Oromocto, NB | Day 13: Montreal to Riviere du-Loup, QC | MJ and Mom on the banks of the St. Lawrence | Quirky Christmas Village | "DING-DONG" | Mom saw fireflies!
8: Day 16: St. John | Day 15: Oromocto to St. John, NB | Hanging at the campsite | Dad's hungry! | It's a beautiful day for a walk by the lake!
9: Day 17: St. John to Hopewell Cape | MJ in the "Westbo" DANGER! | The whole family poses for a pic at Cape Enrage | Driving the Fundy Trail | Look out below!
10: Day 18: Hopewell Cape to Halifax | Hopewell Rocks
11: Day 19 & 20: Halifax | Tattoo Time! | Strolling along the harbour
12: Peggy's Cove | A view well worth the 40 minute detour (dad forgot to check the gas gage!)
13: Day 21: Halifax to Louisbourg | Dad and MJ outside the Fortress of Louisbourg- The largest reconstructed 18th-century French fortified town in North America | A view of the Fortress of Louisbourg from across the bay | Driving across the bridge that connects the 2 islands of Nova Scotia
14: Day 22: Louisbourg to Doyles, NL | Day 23: Doyles to Gros Mourne National Park | Our first glimpse of Newfoundland at the end of our 6 hour ferry ride
15: Day 24: Gros Mourne to Dildo Run Provincial Park | Day 25: Dildo Run to St. John's | How could we not stay at a place named Dildo? | Twillingsgate Harbour: We tried to go Iceberg hunting but we were fogged in | Lots of signs, but not one moose sighting!
16: Day 26: St. John's, to Roach Line, NL | MJ's all bundled up to walk along Canada's most easterly point! | Kobe's hunkered in the back of the van! | Mom and MJ are watching the breeching whales. Quite a sight! | Watch out for those Germans!
17: St.John's Harbour | SIGNAL HILL | The colorful houses that line the streets of St. John's
18: Day 27: Roach Line to Kona Beach, NL | Heading back west | First English colony in Canada, circa 1610. | Apparently a gravel pit can double as a campground!
19: Day 28: Kona Beach to Sydney, NS (we slept in the parking lot!) | Day 29: Sydney to Pictou, NS | Kobe's favorite spot: nestled on the floor of the passenger seat | Only in Nova Scotia: A lawn covered with Simpsons characters! | Visited the Alexander Graham Bell Museum. He was a pretty impressive guy!
20: Day 30: Pictou to Charlottetown, PEI | Welcome to PEI, "come for free, as long as you never leave!" | Chocolate covered potato chips. Yummy!
21: Day 31: Charlottetown, PEI to St. Leonard, NB | Day 32: St. Leonard, NB to Quebec City | Confederation Bridge 13 km long! | Thanks to our GPS, we got a lovely view of Quebec City from the ferry!
22: Day 33 & 34: Quebec City | The beautiful boardwalk in front of Chateau Frontenac | Dad is on the lookout for some shade | Dad standing outside the gates of the fortified city
23: A little piece of Europe along the St. Lawrence | 4x4ing with our Walmart stroller
24: Chilling out by the pool | Mom & MJ looking cool in their shades! | MJ playing with a toy for the first time! | Dad & Kobe trying to be like the girls
25: Day 35: Quebec City to Long Sault, ON | Day 36: Long Sault to Brighton, ON | Day 37: Brighton to Toronto | Home of Porta-pottie showers YUCK! | Home of the $50 campsite REALLY? | Traffic jam on the 401!
26: Day 38: Toronto to Niagara Falls | Kobe's poopin' by the falls | The amusement-park-like streets of Niagara Falls | (Spent a comfy night on the floor at the Sheraton!)
27: Day 39: Niagara Falls to Toronto | Got soaked on the | Enjoying the views of Niagara from above (some of us)
28: Day 40: Toronto (Unionville) | Isn't MJ a little young? | Uncle Ryan | Wayne | Victoria
29: Day 41: Toronto to Spanish River, ON | Day 42: Spanish River to Neys, ON | Are we home yet? | Dad & MJ having on the slide!
30: Day 43: Neys to Ignace, ON | Day 44: Ignace to Brandon, MB | MJ & Mom taking a dip in Davy lake
31: Day 45: Brandon to Swift Current, SK | Day 46: Swift Current to Calgary | Bugs + Windshield = Guts Galore! | Talk about bug guts!
32: Day 47: Calgary to Windermere Day 48: Windermere Day 49: Windermere to Kelowna | Dad and MJ enjoying a lazy day at the lake | Home, Sweet Home