Golden New Years.

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After we said our goodbyes to our relatives in Sechelt we left early on our journey to the Rockies. We boarded another BC ferry to Vancouver, where we would then taxi to the airport. The obligatory wait and even an uncomfortable nap on some benches got us through to our boarding time for our flight to Cranbrook on a Bombadier Dash-8 propeller plane. Continue reading


Vancouver, Christmas train and Granville Island markets


Second time around in Vancouver and we would be reunited once more with the family, plus a few relatives on the side. This time, Sarah would also be joining us to make the FamBam complete.

Firstly, Margy, Ivan, Teeny and I had a free day to spend in the city Continue reading

Vancouver and Victoria


Boat shopping at the harbour in Vancouver.

So we are finally reunited with my parents, but on the other side of the world. A strange way to celebrate Christmas, by bringing the entire family to North America. Jarrod and Guy were also around, but jogged off in the direction of Whistler. Continue reading

Rowan and Teeny arrive in the US

On Monday the 25th of November we start our three month journey to Canada. After one long flight and two short flights on a twin tail engine plane we finally touched down in a small town called Kallispell in Montana. Image

Flying over America really gives you a good perspective of the geography. From the plane, we flew over prairies, plains, lakes and mountains, most of which were snow capped. I squealed with delight at the sight of the white snow. Continue reading