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Summer 2015 RV trip: week 3

As planned, we spent last Saturday walking around Quebec City. To my delight, everyone was quite friendly and, if they could, readily switched to English when they detected our awful attempts at French. The weather wasn’t fantastic for much of … Continue reading

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Summer 2015 RV trip: week 2

Bonjour! (More on that in a minute…) Before leaving Ottawa last Thursday, we made another trip downtown since the weather was much nicer than the previous day. There was still more to see, like the Prime Minister’s office: …and their … Continue reading

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Summer 2015 RV trip: week 1

Q: What should one do after gutting an 1880’s townhouse? A: Get in an RV and drive to Canada. That’s pretty much our summer plan. And with a little bit of luck, we’ll come back to a new wood floor … Continue reading

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Summer RV trip: final week

We continued our push toward home on Monday, stopping along the way at the RCMP Heritage Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan where Canada’s Mounted Police are trained (proudly called “Depot”). We were lucky enough to arrive in time to catch the … Continue reading

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Summer RV trip: week 6

Before heading out of Tok on Monday, we stopped to catch up on some laundry. The great thing about an empty laundromats is that we can bang out a family of five’s laundry in about an hour. After that, we … Continue reading

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Summer RV trip: week 5

For this week’s blog, I — Emily — will be telling our story. On Tuesday, we drove to Homer. This is the view from an overlook on the way to Homer, AK. (That small strip of sand called the Homer … Continue reading

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Summer RV trip: week 4

We continued our push through the Yukon on Monday and, that evening, camped in a Walmart parking lot in Whitehorse, YT. (It was actually a dirt side-lot of some sort, as the main parking lot was stuffed full of other … Continue reading

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Summer break RV trip: week 3

On Monday we stopped in the town of Canmore, Alberta, looking for a library so I could get a few hours of internet-dependent work done. This is their library, and THAT is their view! We saw several of these along … Continue reading

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Summer break RV trip: week 2

On Monday we made it to an old favorite from our previous travels: the Sunrise Campground in Bozeman Montana. As luck would have it, our friends Herb and Jeanie — whom we met here three years ago — happened to … Continue reading

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Summer Break RV trip: Back on the road

After THAT winter, we decided we don’t like being in cold places. So, we’re heading to Alaska. (While we are making deeper roots in Indianapolis, we will continue traveling every summer break.) The RV rode out the vicious winter in … Continue reading

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