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All photos taken on October 25, 2022. Any road trip is a good road trip if it passes through Jasper National Park. This was no exception. Stunning scenery, a great hike, a picnic spot with a view and wildlife. The total package. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to go to newContinue reading “Jasper”


All photos taken May 25, 2022. Our hotel stay included breakfast. We are still not comfortable sitting in indoor dining areas, so I popped down to see what was on offer, before the breakfast opened. One other guest was pouring coffee and he had a mask on. Looks like the right vibe to me. MostContinue reading “Homeward”

Down Beside Talbot Lake

All photos taken on May 10, 2022. We have stopped at Talbot Lake in Jasper in all kinds of weather in all seasons. May is always a time of renewal as winter turns into spring. We enjoyed a stop to eat our PB & J sandwiches and stretch our legs. To continue reading, please clickContinue reading “Down Beside Talbot Lake”


All photos taken on February 6, 2022. I must admit, Jasper National Park and the Alberta boundary were a welcome sight. We were thrilled to reach the Eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains and be only 4 hours away from home. This was our 9th trip along this route in under 2 years. To continueContinue reading “Parked”

Road Trip – Hello, Old Friend

All photos taken on October 10, 2021, as we travelled through jasper National Park on our trip between Kamloops and Beaumont. Just past the halfway point on this day’s drive, we rolled through Jasper National Park. Rather than drive into Jasper town for a restroom break, we opted to stop at Talbot Lake, instead. MuchContinue reading “Road Trip – Hello, Old Friend”

Road Trip – Picnic by the Lake

All photos taken on September 18, 2021 by Talbot Lake, Jasper National Park. We rolled into Jasper National Park, just in time for our packed picnic lunch. What a scenic place to eat our PB & J. Take a Break Taking a short break at beautiful Talbot Lake. Soon, back on the road.

Take a Break at Talbot Lake

All photos taken on July 19/21 during our trip to Victoria. Our picnic stop of choice for our PB & J sandwich. How could we go wrong? Do you have a favourite stopping place when you are on the road? Take a Break at Talbot Lake © Tanka In need of a break from fourContinue reading “Take a Break at Talbot Lake”