Niagara Falls – The Eighth Wonder of the World

Dating back around 12,000 years, Niagara Falls are the second largest in the world after Victoria Falls in South Africa. The Iroquois named the falls “Onguiaahra,” meaning “The Strait.” Channeling waters from four major lakes (Superior, Michigan, Huron and Erie), the expansive Niagara Falls features three main sections, each with its particular charm: The Canadian Horseshoe Falls, The American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls.

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Victoria, BC – Canada

A short boat ride from Port Angeles across the Juan de Fuca Strait is the Canadian city of Victoria. The city’s British colonial past is reflected in its architecture, featuring Victorian buildings and elaborate gardens.

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One Year RV trip – Half Way Point

As Christmas rolled around, we stopped back through Knoxville, TN to surprise family with a visit. We also celebrated six months on the road as full time RV-ers, reminiscing the highlights of our journey and making (vague) plans for our trip through summer.

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Road with a View

After a rainy but relaxing and quiet visit to Jasper, we followed the road out and toward our new destination, JJ’s RV Resort in Nanton, just south of Calgary – a quick stopping point before crossing the border into Montana to visit Glacier National Park.

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Jasper, Canada

The “kids” and I are hanging out by the picnic table in the cool but pleasant evening at Wabasso campground, surrounded by lots of evergreens, many of them charred, bearing the aftermath of the recent forest fires. Right now, the fire potential is low, so we are in the clear to warm up by a bonfire tonight.

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