Canada

Southern Manitoba

We left The Pas and headed south to Swan River, after looking through the town and walking through the Lions park in town were we found the following plaques, we also found a spot to spend the night. Leaving Swan River in the morning we travelled out to Winnipegosis, this is a small town located

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Northern Manitoba

We left Prince Albert and beelined it to Flin Flon, Manitoba, this road has a 50km/30 miles section that is gravel. It took us approximately 5 hours to do this trip as we only travel between 80-100kmh/50-60mph on the highways. Along the way we came across an area that had been destroyed be a large

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Northern Saskatchwean

We left Chauvin for Saskatchewan to continue our tour of the Largest in the World theme, next stop would be Macklin, Saskatchewan where we would visit the largest Bunnock in the World. What is a Bunnock you may ask, I know we did!!!! We hope the above photo clears up any questions you had, but

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‘Biggest’ Alberta Tour Part 2

After we left Vilna, we decided to travel in a southeast direction to St. Paul, there was a nice campground located on the east edge of town. But before we stopped for the night, we were going to visit the worlds first UFO landing site, this is to say the town of St. Paul built

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‘Biggest’ Alberta Tour

We finally retrieved our camper from storage as the restrictions put in place for Covid-19 were relaxed. Returning to our storage unit to we reload our travelling items back into the various compartments.Eventually we hit the road after sorting out some of our personal business. Travelling north to Lacombe to visit the World’s Largest Fishing

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West Coast

We have spent a few months back in Alberta visiting with friends and family, some of whom had deaths over the last six months while we were away, also attending a funeral of a work colleague of Stewart’s. All of these deaths were associated with Cancer. We are in that age demographic were our bodies

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Alaska Part 3 and the Road Home

From Seward we decided to do a long day of driving and travel to Valdez in one day, we left early in the morning stopping in Anchorage for breakfast and an oil change for the truck, then continued on to Valdez Along the way we came across some unusual geology where we took a break.

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The Dempster Part 2

After hanging out at the spit for a short time after dipping our toes in the Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean) we headed back into town, past the end marker for The TransCanada Trail . We noticed 4 churches closely clustered together, which seemed a lot for such a small community. We walked past the cemetery,

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The Dempster Part 1

We left Dawson about noon and back tracked down Yukon Highway #2, to the junction of the Dempster Highway………734km/456miles of washboard gravel roads. We had heard many conflicting stories about the condition of the road, but we were about to find out for ourselves. First stop on the way was Tombstone, an interpretive centre, information

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Prince Rupert, BC to Dawson City, YT

The ferry arrived into Prince Rupert and we disembarked at 5am. First, we went to MacDonald’s for Breakfast and free WiFi where we could catch up on current affairs. This was a maintenance day, we rotated the tires on the truck, had haircuts, banking and paid bills. Once all this was complete we visited a

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