We believe that the best souvenirs are stories. Read them here.
It was actually the potholes that first attracted Henk and I to the small town of Sooke, British Columbia, on Vancouver Island – just not the kind of bone-rattling potholes you find everywhere on Canadian roads in the spring. Sooke’s Potholes actually refer to a feature along the Sooke River where carved depressions in the river bed were hollowed out during the last ice age. Known for years to the locals who use them as popular swimming holes, the potholes have become an off-the-beaten path attraction for visiting hikers as well. But as Henk and I learned on our visit, hiking to the Potholes is only one of many things to do in Sooke.
Grasslands National Park is one of Saskatchewan’s – and Canada’s – true hidden gems. With a unique and unexpected beauty that goes far beyond the stereotypical images of this prairie province, this is one place you’ll want to visit.
What better time to explore some of Canada’s most beautiful gardens than during 2022, Canada’s official Year of the Garden. Here are some of the most beautiful Canadian gardens that we’ve discovered on our travels. (so far, that is…)
What’s a maritime town without a tale or two. In Yarmouth, on the south shore of Nova Scotia, there is no shortage of them, and one of the best ways to hear them is on a Yarmouth Walking Tour. Candice Phibbs, the founder/guide makes this no ordinary stroll. Her stories will entertain, inform and maybe even make your hair stand on end.