Category Archives: Canada

Summer 2014 in Vancouver

There is nothing better than a summer in Vancouver. The views are stunning.












We stayed at Mark and Barbara’s for a few days before our apartment was available July 1 st. So of course we had to go out for lemon chicken.… Read the rest

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Video episode 1 : Vancouver to Inuvik

This is the first instalment of our trip video series. Enjoy!

Episode 1 Vancouver to Inuvik

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Turning South…..Thru BC and Alberta


Daniel did a major bike cleaning and maintenance and changed the oil. We were then ready to head south from Whitehorse.

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sara changing the oil

We stopped at Watson Lake for the obligatory photo at the sign Forrest. Liard Hot spring was nice, but the mozzies were voracious.… Read the rest

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The Great North……Yukon and Alaska

NOTE: there are multiple pages of photos. If you click on the first photo, you can advance to the next photo by clicking on the one you are looking at.

Done with THE DEMPSTER, we were over The Top of The World!… Read the rest

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From Hell to Heaven on The Dempster Highway

The Mighty Dempster

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Sara: It was all smiles and sunshine as we started out from the mile zero sign up to Tombstone. We had an amazing view from the campsite. We hiked up the Klondike river trail to see the ice still on the river.… Read the rest

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Dawson, the frontier town.

Dawson city did not disappoint! We loved this friendly gold rush town. The buildings are as colorfully painted as the characters that live here. This place is very biker friendly. We toured the engineering marvel the Dredge #4, panned for gold, and ate Canada Day hotdogs.… Read the rest

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A Fish Tale

Now it it north to Whitehorse!

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Sara Forest Falls

Sara Leaving BC

Welcome Yukon Sign

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We set out from Whitehorse on a three- hour tour………well we drove 90 minutes with a stop at Jake’s Crossing for lunch and a bear encounter. Trolling on the Teslin River for the “big one”, Daniel landed an almost 20 pound trout.… Read the rest

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Shame on us…….and maybe you too??

How is it possible that we have never been to northern BC and the Yukon! This land is massive and spectacular. We followed the Gold Rush trail thru 100 mile, Burns Lake, and Dease Lake. The highlight has been the ride into Stewart, BC with the valley dripping in green and dotted with dozens of waterfalls streaming down the steep sides.… Read the rest

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And so it begins…….

FINALLY we are on the road…..and now for our first blog post. The trip started well with a night at Thom’s in Kamloops. Delicious.. I know I said I was not going to post what I had for breakfast. We headed off to the Two Dude Ranch to drop off the truck and more stuff.… Read the rest

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BC Interior & Horizons Unlimited 2011

We were so excited to attend the Horizons Unlimited 2011 meeting in Nakusp! We also love a circle route so that is what we did. A Horizons meeting is a must do experience for anyone setting off overland by motorcycle.

Port Moody, BC to Westbank, BC = 363 km
Westbank to Nakusp, BC = 258 km
Nakusp to Kaslo then Revelstoke, BC = 292 km
including 100 offroad
Revelstoke to Sorrento, BC = 136 km
Sorrento to Pemberton, BC = 342 km
Pemberton to Port Moody = 342 km

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