Nixon Odyssey -Into the Interior

Everyone awoke early and it wasn’t long before Steve had a small fire crackling in the pit for us to gather around and enjoy our morning coffee/hot chocolate mixed with a splash of Kirkland Irish Cream.  For those readers unable to get this extremely tasty and economical Irish Cream in typical “Costco” sized bottles you are…

The Nixon Odyssey – Loon Lake

The text we were eagerly expecting finally came which let us know that our close and long-time friends Melanie and Steve Nixon were within reaching distance of Calgary.  A trip that we talked about for a year was finally going to happen.  We were thrilled that we could host the western leg of their journey and share in their…

Exploring BC? Westward to the White!

For the past number of years we had “heard tell” about this place called Windermere just inside the border with British Columbia .  This spot is strategically positioned to provide a perfect base to explore the multitude of legendary rivers in the surrounding mountain valleys. These stories most commonly told by our friend Greg, featured amazing rivers like…