Time to Eat Crow. I Now Believe in Moose!

I stand corrected. I apologize, I couldn’t have been more wrong.

Moose exist.

It was less than a week upon our arrival in Anchorage, Alaska that I spied my first moose while traveling along the Seward Highway south of town.

AND he was swimming. I am now fully obsessed with moose, as demonstrated… CONTINUE READING >>

I stand corrected. I apologize, I couldn’t have been more wrong.

Moose exist.

It was less than a week upon our arrival in Anchorage, Alaska that I spied my first moose while traveling along the Seward Highway south of town.

AND he was swimming. I am now fully obsessed with moose, as demonstrated… CONTINUE READING >>

The Isthmus of Why We Speak English

Sandwiched between our explorations of Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, and Halifax we discovered an often overlooked, and historically important, stretch of Atlantic Canada.

Travel with us through New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and discover The Bay of Fundy, with the highest tides in the world, learn how folks got around before cars, overdose on blueberries, and find out how the Scots made it to the New World… CONTINUE READING >>

Sandwiched between our explorations of Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, and Halifax we discovered an often overlooked, and historically important, stretch of Atlantic Canada.

Travel with us through New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and discover The Bay of Fundy, with the highest tides in the world, learn how folks got around before cars, overdose on blueberries, and find out how the Scots made it to the New World… CONTINUE READING >>

Campbell Carriage Factory Museum in Sackville, New Brunswick

The Campbell Carriage Factory dates back 1855, and the site represents one of last surviving pre-industrial businesses in Canada.

The main factory building, which became a museum in 2003, is typical of a small nineteenth century shop… CONTINUE READING >> 

The Campbell Carriage Factory dates back 1855, and the site represents one of last surviving pre-industrial businesses in Canada.

The main factory building, which became a museum in 2003, is typical of a small nineteenth century shop… CONTINUE READING >> 

Acadians, Canadians, and Cajuns

There is something quintessentially southern about the Louisiana bayou country known as Acadiana, so it seemed strange that we would go north of the U. S. border to discover its roots and origins.

The Cajuns’ ancestry traces directly back to Canada’s Maritime Provinces, so there was no better place to begin our investigation than in Nova Scotia at the Grand-Pré National Historic Site. It was along this coast on The Bay of Fundy that the first French settlers to come to the new world arrived in 1605, before… CONTINUE READING >> 

There is something quintessentially southern about the Louisiana bayou country known as Acadiana, so it seemed strange that we would go north of the U. S. border to discover its roots and origins.

The Cajuns’ ancestry traces directly back to Canada’s Maritime Provinces, so there was no better place to begin our investigation than in Nova Scotia at the Grand-Pré National Historic Site. It was along this coast on The Bay of Fundy that the first French settlers to come to the new world arrived in 1605, before… CONTINUE READING >> 

Live-blogging Atlantic Canada – Having a Merry Time in the Maritimes!

The Maritimes is a region rich in history — involving sailors and fishermen, pirates and generals, battles and treaties, shipwrecks and rum running, and the birth pangs of two great nations.

Our journey sets out where Canada began, on the stunning red cliffs of Prince Edward Island… CONTINUE READING >> 

The Maritimes is a region rich in history — involving sailors and fishermen, pirates and generals, battles and treaties, shipwrecks and rum running, and the birth pangs of two great nations.

Our journey sets out where Canada began, on the stunning red cliffs of Prince Edward Island… CONTINUE READING >>