Otter Island and its historic lighthouse, part of Pukaskwa National Park, is located on a very remote section of Canada’s Lake Superior shoreline. The lighthouse, built in 1903, sits on the northwest tip of Otter Island.
The Rocky Mountaineer train trips across Western Canada are spectacular. Nevertheless, after a long day sitting on the train, stretching out your legs on a run, walk or saunter during any of the Rocky Mountaineer stops is a must.
We were getting closer to our destination for the evening in Whistler and passing glorious high-mountain lakes. But instead of shooting up and out at the mountains, I decided to shoot down at the unimaginably beautiful cloud reflections.
The Rocky Mountaineer website is detailed and the staff helpful. However, it can still be a bit baffling to decide what route to take. Turns out the “most popular” one may not be the “best,” depending on your definition. And you also can “have it your way” with any Rocky Mountaineer train vacation you choose. Just ask! We did – and we’re sharing a few Rocky Mountaineer tips to help you get the most out of your grand train holiday in Canada’s Rocky Mountains.
The Rocky Mountaineer train across Canada through the Rockies is a great, fantastic adventure of a lifetime, remaining for many a bit of a luxury indulgence, even if you do take advantage of early-booking sales. So choices are important in making the most of what for many is a bucket list item.
Taking the Rocky Mountaineer train across Canada means early starts and, sometimes, long days too. But what better way to experience the morning than slithering out of Kamloops on the Rocky Mountaineer train on a unique scenic journey along the Thompson River.
Over the years, we have enjoyed outstanding adventures along the first section of the Kalalau Trail on Kauai’s Napali Coast. Sadly, the trail and the adjoining Ke’e State Beach in Ha’ena State Park remain shut down after Spring 2018 floods.
Travel naturally inspires individuals to experience new cultures, food, adventures, and activities. Traveling with MS (multiple sclerosis), especially to exotic locations such as Costa Rica, adds an additional challenge that demands careful planning and flexibility.
There were a great many unknowns leading into our 14-day Papua New Guinea adventure with Journeys International. Safety in Port Moresby was a concern as was hygiene, malaria, the quality of food and drink, and transport reliability. Although there were a few minor glitches, everything went to plan and it was easy to enjoy the friendly people in Papua New Guinea, a seldom-visited part of the world.