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North America

The “Scot” in Nova Scotia: Antigonish and Surrounds

OK – so we’ve been here over a week now and we have a (slightly) better handle on Nova Scotia. As it turns out, the area we stayed in, as well as most of the area we explored in the first week, were all the “most Scottish” part of Nova Scotia. The below map shows … Continue reading »

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Hello from Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island

Hello! It’s been way too long since we last blogged (or vacationed, for that matter) so we thought we’d share our experiences in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. You may wonder, why Nova Scotia? Honestly, I have no idea how we ended up here! The recent end of long work projects (and that November … Continue reading »

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Wildlife abounds out West

Regardless of where we were (Glacier, Tetons, Big Sky), there was one common thread — the presence (and preservation) of wildlife. You couldn’t go anywhere without seeing signs warning of the presence of wildlife — on the roads, trails, picnic areas, etc. We traveled with 2 other couples on this trip, and all of us … Continue reading »

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Getting to know the Grand Tetons

If you recall, we visited the Grand Tetons for a mere 24 hours last year and left awe inspired and determined to come back for a longer stay. This year, we stayed for 3+ days and left feeling like we really got to know the park. That’s the glory of the Grand Teton National Park — … Continue reading »

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One perfect day in Glacier National Park…

Three of our 4 days in Glacier National Park were mostly rainy with overwhelming cloud — and for 2 of those days, a main portion of the famed 50-mile Going-to-the-Sun road was closed to traffic due to snow. Sadly, it was the most beautiful part (see red, below). Could it be that after a year … Continue reading »

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