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Day 20 – Saskatoon to Calgary

Today, we leave Saskatoon for Calgary.  This is the final part of our three week holiday and today we will be mostly in the car, so there won’t be much to report. We repacked our cases, loaded up Marty’s van … Continue reading

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Day 18 and 19 – Robertson’s Farm, The Berry-Barn, Bugsy’s Bar and the Last Day in Saskatoon

A lazy morning (I could get used to these).  Gail popped around and brought some gorgeous homemade muffins and we sat on the deck with our tea and coffee. It’s really windy at the moment, unusually so and it’s still … Continue reading

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Day 17 – The Hangover and the Barbecue

Yesterday, we were feeling a little fragile after the Whisky-fest at Brad and Sue’s so we got up quite late and mooched around drinking lots of tea and coffee on the deck. We have eggs and toast for breakfast and … Continue reading

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Day 15 & 16 – #Saskatooning – When in Canada, do as the Canadians do…

Good morning, Granny calling … catching up on two days as we have been too busy enjoying ourselves to even think about spending an hour typing up the Grannyrant! It’s Sunday today and we arrived at Saskatoon on Thursday.  We … Continue reading

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Day 14 – The End of the Road Trip – Let’s go to Saskatoon!

Good morning… Granny calling, today we get out of this flea ridden cabin and head to Saskatoon Saskatchewan to visit the family. We had a terrible night again, we just couldn’t settle to sleep, so after 4 hours of tossing … Continue reading

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Days 12 & 13 Hinton to Canmore, Rundle Cabins, Sulphur Mountains and Banff

e were up quite early and left the hotel at Hinton by 09.00.  We have to drive all the way back through the National Park and we should see Athabasca Falls on the way.  We were there in 2010 and … Continue reading

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Day 11 – The Park, the Lakes and the Elk!

Today we were in a dilemma.  Lakes, or Athabasca Falls?  We went to Athabasca Falls in 2010 with Robyn and Adam, it is stunning…but we haven’t been to Medicine Lake or Maligne Lake (pronounced Me-Leen) and we are near enough … Continue reading

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Day 10 – Changing Direction – Whoops!

Well, if you are following this blog day to day, you will realise that I made a huge faux pas yesterday and almost sent us 5 hours in the wrong direction.  As a result, I was online at 06.30 trying … Continue reading

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Day 9 – The Road Trip Continues, Penticton to Clear Water and Lac de Jeune

Highway 5 – or The Coquihalla Highway boasts some stunning views and is a great way to travel through the mountains. The Highway (also known as the Coq”; pronounced “coke”), consists of 186 km (116 mi) of freeway, varying between four and six … Continue reading

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Day 7&8 – The Mountains, the Scenery and the Wine Tour with Ron

Yesterday, (day 7) we left Kimberley for Penticton.  According to the various maps and apps, it was to be a drive of either 7+ hours of 5+ hours.  In the end, with a few sight seeing stops it took over … Continue reading

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