Traveling Across the Provinces June 19th 2018 OK, kids – go get a map of Canada. When we completed our drive along the north shore of Lake Superior and left Thunder Bay in western Ontario, we traveled west (mostly) on the Trans-Canada Highway, leaving the eastern and relatively populated region and headed into the prairies.
Canada is the second largest country in the world, a little larger than the US, even including Alaska, though mu ... read more
North America » Canada » Alberta » Edmonton 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
Tom and I are a retired couple who live in Tennessee USA and love to travel, especially in Asia. Since 2008, we've spent chunks of time in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam (this is our third trip), Laos, China (twice) , India, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, and Japan (this is our second trip). We're in our late 60s and travel on our own, carrying 25-30 pound backpacks rather than suitcases, plus small daypacks. We like to stay most of the time in small 2-star hotels, guesthouses, monasteries, etc., punctuated by short (2-3 night) stays in 4-5 star hotels to clean up and decompress. Our goals on these t... full info