Author Archives: Murray Lundberg

Another Vancouver-to-Whitehorse Road Trip: Day 1 of 4

I returned home at midnight Monday from a 4-day road trip up from Vancouver, driving a U-Haul truck belonging to a friend who has moved to Whitehorse (I drove her car up in 2 days last October). To make things … Continue reading

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About Dogs, and a Late Spring

It’s been over a month now since I’ve posted anything about what’s going on, so here’s a bit of catching up. Our new puppy, Bella, has been the focus of my life the past few weeks. I seldom look at … Continue reading

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Driving the Great Northern Circle Route in the Winter

I’ve just posted a summary of the series of posts from the 7 days I spent driving the Great Northern Circle Route in British Columbia last month, at ExploreBC. Click on the screenshot below to open that story, with 20 … Continue reading

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Images of Canada

This post was prompted by seeing a promotion for yet another gallery of Canadian photos that shows an extremely poor cross-section of the country. I figured that I could do better, and over the past few days, the tourism departments … Continue reading

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Driving from Smithers to Whitehorse, the Long Way

For two weeks I’d been keeping an eye on the weather forecast for my planned return route via Highways 16 and 37, the Yellowhead and Stewart-Cassiar. They’d been very good until the day before I left Hinton, when things started … Continue reading

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Driving Highway 16 from Hinton to Smithers

I got home from my 18-day adventure at noon yesterday, and today is catch-up day in many ways. To start with, some photos of the first day of the drive home – from Hinton to Smithers along Highway 16. This … Continue reading

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Driving the Icefields Parkway in the Winter

Yesterday was my last full free day to explore from Hinton, so I decided to get away early (well before 09:00) and see what else I could find around Jasper. I’m finally confident in my identification of this mountain as … Continue reading

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Maligne Canyon – a Winter Visit is the Best

This is Part 2 of a post about a day trip to Jasper that turned out exceptionally well. I reached the top of Maligne Canyon at 2:20 pm, but I’d been here before probably 30 years ago and figured that … Continue reading

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Another Day Trip to Jasper, Alberta

The weather the past few days has fairly consistently been better than forecast, so just after 11:00 am yesterday, I hit the road again, headed for Jasper generally but with no specific plans. The Hinton CN Rail station is just … Continue reading

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Exploring to and around Grande Cache, Alberta

Well, I had planned to stay home yesterday, but when I saw sunshine instead of the forecast clouds at Hinton, those plans changed. I started driving west with the intention of making it a short day in Jasper in case … Continue reading

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