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Hell’s Inferno

All photos taken on July 24, 2021 in Kamloops, B.C. We arrived at the Holiday Inn Express in Kamloops around 6:00 PM. I checked in, while the ladies got the luggage sorted at the car. When I came back out, the sky was an eerie orange and the sun was a menacing red. But, IContinue reading “Hell’s Inferno”

Hot Wheels

All photos taken during a brief early AM bicycle ride on June 30, 2021. We were in the middle of an oppressive heat wave (they call it a heat bubble). It started out on the West Coast, where Victoria was up to +39 a couple of days ago and has been slowly sliding into ourContinue reading “Hot Wheels”

Different Point of Attack

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are viewing on your phone is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken during our July 5, 2021 walk in Tuckers Field/Bunchberry Meadows. We missed a week here, due to the heat wave that made it too hot to evenContinue reading “Different Point of Attack”

Sunset Beach

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken July 24, 2021. Not being able to visit Vancouver for the past 16 months has been difficult for many reasons, family, fresh seafood, the foodContinue reading “Sunset Beach”

Back to the Mainland

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken on July 24, 2021. Back to the Mainland © Tanka Back to the mainland, no further explanation. Leaving the island? No need to walk onContinue reading “Back to the Mainland”

Road Block? – the choice of direction is yours

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken on our 40 km (25 mile) bike ride on September 5, 2021. Labour Day! The last long weekend of the summer/first long weekend of theContinue reading “Road Block? – the choice of direction is yours”

Hungary for Langos

All photos taken on August 2, 2021. The July 31/August 1 & 2 weekend was the August long weekend civic holiday (Bank holiday if you are in the U.K. or Ireland). Since 1976, the Edmonton Heritage Festival has been held in Hawrelak Park in the river valley. Since its humble beginnings with 11 Ethno kitchensContinue reading “Hungary for Langos”

Nanaimo Excursion

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos taken July 22, 2021, during our visit to Nanaimo. We took this day to travel to Nanaimo, so sister M could visit her daughter and grandson.Continue reading “Nanaimo Excursion”

Scenes Through a Dirty Windshield #4 – The Malahat

All photos taken on our July 22, 2021 trip to and from Nanaimo. ‘The Malahat’ is the term commonly applied to the Malahat Drive, a 25 km (15.5 mi) portion of the Trans Canada Highway 1 running along the west side of Saanich Inlet and to the region surrounding it. The road was first cut asContinue reading “Scenes Through a Dirty Windshield #4 – The Malahat”

Sidney by the Sea

NOTE: This post contains slideshows and if you are reading it on your phone, it is best viewed direct from the SITE, rather than in the READER. All photos were taken on our July 21, 2021 visit to Sidney by the Sea. Sidney is a seaside retirement community of around 12,000, situated at the NorthContinue reading “Sidney by the Sea”