Tag Archives: HOLIDAYS

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

Posted in Canada 2018, TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Canada 2018, TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Canada 2018, TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Canada 2018, TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Canada 2018, JUST SAYING, TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Canada 2018, TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Canada 2010, TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Day 3 – Bowness, Bow River and Sunburn

Good morning, it’s 07.00 on Monday morning and I’m writing up yesterday’s activity.  It’s a glorious sunny morning in Calgary and I have just posted a happy 21st birthday message to my lovely grandson Callum.  We always miss his birthday … Continue reading

Posted in JUST SAYING | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Day 2 Calgary – Playing, Planting and Planning…

Day 2 was always going to be a relaxed day.  Following a mammoth journey yesterday we needed to take it easy and enjoy the down time.  We both got 6 solid hours of sleep and even though we woke up … Continue reading

Posted in Canada 2018, TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Preparing for Take Off

Leading up to this holiday, it has been a momentous year.  My Mother who has been ill for almost a decade with Alzheimer’s, came to the point where, despite all our efforts as a family, she was no longer able … Continue reading

Posted in Canada 2018, TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments