A final update from me to you!

A final update from me to you!

Well where was I? Ahhh yes, we were flying to Boston, Massachusetts. Home of Harvard University and MIT – which as Jess found out stands …

 

An Update From Me To You #2

An Update From Me To You #2

So where did I leave you? Ahhh in Disneyland, the land of Andrews apparent secret imagination, or something like that. Good times. By this time …

 

An update from me to you! #1

An update from me to you! #1

So I figured it was about time I updated all my dear readers about where we are and what we are doing. We are in …

 

Our drive across Canada – Ottawa to Edmonton!

Our drive across Canada – Ottawa to Edmonton!

So we were off! Beginning our 3538km journey across Canada from Ottawa to Edmonton. Only a few thousand kilometres, and only 356km short of driving …

 

Nova Scotia – The final instalment.

Nova Scotia – The final instalment.

As it was a long weekend, Jess and I took our time on the Monday getting to Chester on the East Coast. To get there …

 

The Nova Scotia Experience – Part 2.

The Nova Scotia Experience – Part 2.

So where were we…ah yes in Sydney Nova Scotia exploring the wild frontier of eastern Cape Breton Island. Jess doing his usual working thing, and …

 

The Nova Scotia Experience – Part 1.

The Nova Scotia Experience – Part 1.

Before you read this EXTREMELY DELAYED BLOG Jess and I would like to apologise for the delay. You see, you have caught us at the …

 

On the island.

On the island.

So away from Alma we went. Onto the island and away from it all! On Prince Edward Island that is. We were going to land of …

 

A little town called Alma

A little town called Alma

Alma can be summed up in just a few words; beautiful, quiet and friendly. Although small in size, Alma certainly has it’s fair share of …

 

Foggy ol St John (aka Saint Jean)

Foggy ol St John (aka Saint Jean)

Surprise! Its me again – Jess. Hoorah! Little gripe to start – sadly, its about Quebec. Obviously while travelling through Quebec we used local maps. I …

 

Cruising the Gaspé!

Cruising the Gaspé!

And so it began, our great adventure into the Gaspésie. We jumped off Hwy 20 from Quebec City and onto the smaller 132 at Rivière-Ouelle …

 

J’aime la ville de Québec!

J’aime la ville de Québec!

Bonjour! Je m’appelle Jemma. Je suis d’Australie. Je peux parler un peu français…très peu de Français. Our time in Quebec city was short but it was fantastic. It was …

 

How to baby-sit a house…

How to baby-sit a house…

And a cat and a sports car. There were just too many things to look after. Luckily, Jess and I are skilled in the art …

 

The birth of Jess – Ottawa.

The birth of Jess – Ottawa.

We finally made it to Ottawa. I have never seen Jess as excited as I’ve seen him in the past two weeks – yes we …

 

Toronto!!

Toronto!!

Jess said I shouldn’t have posted two blogs so close together, so I hope you have all read the Californian Road Trip blog AS WELL …

 

Welcome to Thunder Dome – aka Los Angeles.

Welcome to Thunder Dome – aka Los Angeles.

Thunderdome from Mad Max pretty easily sums up LA – its time for surprise writer Jess Belliveau! Its a crazy town with plenty of crazy people. …

 

The great Californian Road trip

The great Californian Road trip

From San Fran to Sonoma; Sonoma (the better Napa) to Sonora (Yosemite); Sonora to San Simeon; San Simeon to Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara to …

 

Tina’s Here!!

Tina’s Here!!

After Tina arrived we set off on many new and old adventures. On the first day, Tina and I walked around down town San Fran …

 

Before Tina Came….

Before Tina Came….

From Seattle we headed first on a short flight to Portland Oregon – over Mt St Helens – and then on a longer flight to …

 

Secret Seattle

Secret Seattle

Well it is certainly warmer than where we have come from, and they have a night time here! Weird…I had forgotten what a dark sky …

 

Mixing it up in Seward

Mixing it up in Seward

So here’s what happened. After camping – based out of Seward – we went back to Anchorage for two nights and then got on a …

 

Flattop & 26 Glaciers

Flattop & 26 Glaciers

Climbing Flattop Mountain So after camping Jess and I headed back to Anchorage as part of the package. We woke on Sunday to a spectacular Anchorage …

 

Survivor – Kenai Fjords

Survivor – Kenai Fjords

And so it began. Camping in the wilderness in Aialik bay Alaska, a bay within the Kenai fjords. View Larger Map Our trip began with an early …

 

A week in Anchorage

A week in Anchorage

Well here we are in ALASKA!! Well a part of Alaska, Anchorage in fact and it is quite nice. On our packing list for camping next …

 

Guest author: The infamous bus trip!

Guest author: The infamous bus trip!

Surprise! Its me! Who is me? I am me. Enough of that then – its Jess. I told Jemma I’d do my part and write …

 

Last week of the RV adventure

Last week of the RV adventure

Day 17 – Muncho Lake Animal Count – Numerous Bison – plus baby bison, a Caribou and two black bears (big ones) We had elected to stay …

 

The Victoria Day long weekend

The Victoria Day long weekend

It was the Victoria Day long weekend in Canada last weekend – i.e. the Queen’s Birthday long weekend. We had to plan for this because …

 

Week 2 of the RV adventure

Week 2 of the RV adventure

Day 9 – Prince Rupert to Hazelton Animal Count – 2 Black Bears Today we left a dreary Prince Rupert for our return trip to Prince George, …

 

Our weekend with the Prince

Our weekend with the Prince

They say it rains 300 days a year in Prince Rupert. Luckily we were there on one of the 65 other days, because our …

 

Week 1 of the RV adventure!!

Week 1 of the RV adventure!!

The RV trip…22 days in an RV travelling 4000km…final destination Whitehorse, Yukon Territories. Weapon of choice, Ford MMX Pleasure way -*giggle* It’s just a funny name …

 

Edmonton – Part 2

Edmonton – Part 2

We started off week two with the nicest day we have had on the whole trip so far. It was 21 deg!!!! And sunny. Fantastic! …

 

Edmonton – Week 1

Edmonton – Week 1

Hi everyone! (That includes you Andrew) We are in Edmonton at the moment, chillin our heals and staying with Jess’ lovely aunt and uncle. Also staying …

 

Mighty Calgary!

Mighty Calgary!

After our Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper adventure, we returned once more to Vancouver to cool our heals and plan our next adventure. We were …

 

Jasper

Jasper

Our Jasper adventure began with a drive. A drive to Jasper itself, all the way from Lake Louise. It would take us about three hours …

 

Banff and Lake Louise

Banff and Lake Louise

As I’m writing this I’m sitting in our Lake Louise hostel with Jess (who is working very hectically for any Bulletproofers reading this) looking out …

 

Jess was right

Jess was right

And he is not right a lot of the time! I had forgotten about you dear readers (the one or two of you) and have …

 

Chillin’ on humpday

Chillin’ on humpday

So yesterday was Wednesday (now you get the ‘humpday’ reference) and it was SUNNY!! So we did what all Vancouviens do when it is not …

 

The return of the Whistler

The return of the Whistler

Today is officially the first day of Spring. I don’t actually know why it is the first day today and not on the first of …

 

Nanaimo – not the bar

Nanaimo – not the bar

Who’s ever had a Nanaimo bar? I have and I thought it was delicious. Jess on the other hand confused it with a Monaco bar, …

 

What’s been happening :)

What’s been happening :)

Hi there! So what’s been happening with all of you? Anything exciting? If so please let me know. It’s always nice to hear from people. Well, the …

 

Sleepless in Seattle.

Sleepless in Seattle.

I’ll get this out of the way first. The above title is of course a rip off of the famous Tom Hanks movie. However it …

 

The weekend that was

The weekend that was

So here we are on Monday morning. What a lovely morning it is. There are clouds in the sky and little bits of snow are …

 

My morning walk

My morning walk

It’s been a little while since I wrote something, so I figured I may as well do it now. Quick weather report…. AWESOME weather today! …

 

Whistler Exposed

Whistler Exposed

It’s not kinky. Not raunchy. Just lots of snow, people and fun! We are back from Whistler. Back into the rain and the excitement that is …

 

Catch up.

Catch up.

Hi there! How are you? Good? That’s excellent. How am I? Great! The sun is now shining, the geese are honking and Jess will finish work soon. It is 11 deg …

 

Our Weekend.

Our Weekend.

On Friday, Jess and I looked up the weather for our first full weekend here in Vancouver. It was rain, rain…..and more rain. Very sad …

 

Sunset walk.

Sunset walk.

Today is a rainy day. But here in Vancouver we man up, get our umbrellas – or not in many cases – and walk around …

 

ICE HOCKEY!!

ICE HOCKEY!!

So yesterday was our Australia Day. And besides eating the complementary Timtams, walking around and eating beef broth for lunch, Jess and I decided to …

 

My walk to get my SIN!

My walk to get my SIN!

So to work in Canada you need a sin number – it’s a social insurance number because as I learnt today nothing is free in …

 

And we arrive!

And we arrive!

Hi everyone (pretty much family and friends) here we are in Vancouver, home of the 2010 Winter games….yeah they have been, but thanks to those …

 

Putting together northern-exposure.net

Putting together northern-exposure.net

Hi! This site is for our trip to Canada! Hopefully we will get it up and running soon.