Category Canada

The Guayabitos Gazette

Bringing you all the news and noteworthy happenings from the plains of Saskatchewan to the Pacific coast of Mexico… Holiday update Family forgoes peace and goodwill to man, opts for drunken gambling Martensville, SK – In a bold new initiative, the Johnston family decided against traditional holiday season activities of feeding the poor and door-to-door […]

Waskesiu: Could it be the Lost City of Atlantis?

No. Of course not. I mean, that is completely absurd. Why would you even think that? Anyway, with Saskatoon being Home #1, and Lago de Atitlán as Home #3, then I suppose that makes Waskesiu Home #2, or maybe #1.5, or maybe just the place I learned that drinking an entire 2 litre bottle of […]

The Phnom Penh of the Prairies

Well, we have hit the road again and just arrived in our favourite hangout spot – Lago de Atitlan in Guatemala – for another long, relaxing stay. As such, I figured it was time to dust off the old keyboard and start updating this blog thing again but, in lieu of having done anything of […]

The Saskatchewanian

Introduction As we approach five years of travel spending seven to eight months away each year, our time in Saskatchewan is beginning to feel more and more like simply another destination along the way, albeit one we return to more than any other. However, this growing distance seems to be empowering us with a developing […]

Through the Valley and Over the Mountain

·  Camped in town, broke our water bottle using it as a hammer (not indestructible after all) · Did a couple day hikes · Drove across the border to Many Glacier, hiked the Highline trail, incredible views, very cool lodge at top, served as our warm up for the main event · Did 4 day […]

Bear Bells and Tent Pegs

–         Took mom and dad’s white Alero for the trunk room ·         Camped just out of town ·         Very impressed with Lake Louise ·         Some campgrounds were closed because of bear danger ·         Drove halfway to Jasper on the Icefields Parkway

Hooters and Cheese

–         Trevor and I in my 1994 Ford Ranger (just a utility box in back, no Extended Cab) ·         Visited Nicole and friends in Winnipeg ·         Fargo – Hooters and snow ·         Wisconsin – beer, cheese and mini-golf ·         Chicago – only car on block without  a security “club”, stayed at university hostel, went […]