Tag Archives: Canada

Mountains, Lakes, Icefields & More…

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” Helen Keller Virginia’s Canadian Rockies adventure continues from where we left off yesterday, arriving by Rocky Mountaineer train in Jasper National Park. Tour buses, a hired car, hiking shoes and more memory … Continue reading

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Trains, Mountains & Waterfall(s)!!

Since most people can’t travel now due to COVID-19 containment efforts, today Virginia invites you to take a photo journey to beautiful Canada. An inspirational escape from stay-at-home orders from the comfort of our armchairs… Rocky Mountaineer departing Vancouver The … Continue reading

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Victoria Day @ Butchart Gardens

A few years ago my brother & I happened to visit Canada on Victoria Day during a bucket list Rocky Mountaineer trip from Vancouver to Alberta (as previously blogged about here: Victoria Day in Canada.) water taxis in Victoria, capital … Continue reading

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snapshots & whatnot: windy waves, tides (& more besides)

THE SNAPSHOTS: windy weather @ Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland tide coming in @ Pemba Island (Tanzania) …& WHATNOT Here’s a quote for our minds to munch on after this week of terror, bombs & general craziness around the globe … Continue reading

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Victoria Day (in Canada) for kindred spirits

Happy Victoria Day, Canada!! Last year my brother & I got in on the celebratory fun at the start of a two-week bucket-list trip organized by the Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver in British Columbia to the Canadian Rockies in Alberta. … Continue reading

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climb every mountain (or maybe not)

Virginia has been off the blogging grid awhile, but this week marks 5 years here at Roses in the Rubble (drum roll!) so she’s getting back into blogging grooves.    My brother and I recently returned from a two week visit … Continue reading

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Wednesday Photographs: CELEBRATE, CELEBRATE!

Wednesday photographs on Friday… what to say? Wednesday (july 4th) was busy, busy… as was yesterday (recovering from Wednesday : )  Here are a few photos of our celebratory fireworks in Williamsburg … & then for my Canadian buddies who … Continue reading

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