An Exciting New Country and We Just Wanted to go to Bed August 10th 2007 Our first introduction to Canadians, on this holiday at least, was as we were coming in to land. I’ll admit that it was a smooth landing, but I‘ve never known a spontaneous round of applause on a plane before.
Once we arrived in Calgary airport, the first thing we had to do was collect our hire car. Rather than the UK-sized car that we’d ordered, they tried to push us to take a huge great ... read more
North America » Canada » Alberta » Calgary A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
I spent a year travelling around the world and that gave me a real love of travel. I have since been inter-railing in Europe twice. Now my travel is limited to the annual two week holiday with the family - although we still manage to cover some distance and certainly try to avoid limiting ourselves to two weeks by a swimming pool, despite the protests from the kids.... full info