Banff today: Visiting the heart of the Canadian Rockies

Banff and Region Today The actual Townsite of Banff – as differentiated from the National Park – is one of a few rare municipalities inside a protected, and nationally managed…

Falling from 8000 feet – How did we survive?

Just another hike – this one is Vancouver Island, but we ‘climb’ throughout the mountains. Falling from 8000 ft – How did we survive! Well, we actually survived because it…

Among the Trees – 10 Days in the Shadow of Mount Hood, Oregon

Skidmore Market, Portland Wandering through Portland, Oregon’s Skidmore Market on a Sunday I saw a fun and self-deprecating shirt announcing; “Paris was too expensive, so I’m in Portland.” Honest, perhaps,…

You Can Help Save Wildlife! Fight Poaching

Just the other day, my uncle Graham and I went looking for salamanders. We caught two little salamander nymphs in a tiny pond, near Canmore. I will take care of…

The Canadian Rockies: Where I live

Photos by Graham Twomey – grahamtwomey.com As I travel through the Americas and Beyond, I often answer the same questions about my home. As with all places I try as…

The Montana Dinosaur Trail

The Museum of the Rockies is a very interactive museum. It took me a while to find the time to write the continuation of my trip to Utah, but I…

Back Home

I am home safe and sound after an amazing vacation – and very long flight – to Australia and my dad’s frightening experience in Panama. It is a good thing…

I Love Watching You Play

Playoffs are exciting! And in Canada, hockey playoffs have the added fun of ushering in spring and the culmination of months of dark early morning practices, long drives to games…

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