Vancouver Island

We flew into Victoria and drove to Parksville, which was our home base. We did a lot of shorter hikes to waterfalls, caves, etc. Day One Day one we stopped at Pipers Lagoon Park for a short walk. It was raining quite a bit and was cold, but it was still quite beautiful. Day Two … Continue reading Vancouver Island

Day 7 Part (2/3) Arizona Trip: Walnut Canyon

I am still working to get caught up on my trip to Arizona, but I will get it done (I promise!). On August 30 I went to Lake O’Hara, so stayed tuned for that blog post. I found out about Walnut Canyon while searching for more places in Arizona that were like Montezuma Castle and … Continue reading Day 7 Part (2/3) Arizona Trip: Walnut Canyon

Day 6 & Day 7 Part (1/3) Arizona Trip: Rest & Meteor Crater

For day 6 we planned to do nothing. We were exhausted from the previous two days, so we slept in, did some laundry, and went to Golden Corral for dinner. Then, the next day we went on another whirlwind adventure. We woke up really early and went to the Meteor Crater, Walnut Canyon, and Sedona. … Continue reading Day 6 & Day 7 Part (1/3) Arizona Trip: Rest & Meteor Crater

Day 5 (Part 3/3) Arizona Trip: Antelope Canyon Water Tour & Back to Phoenix

After our first tour we went for lunch at the Jack in the Box. Then we headed to the Marina for our second tour. The second tour was much more laid back as there was more room to do stuff. This tour took us out onto Lake Powell and then through Antelope Canyon on the … Continue reading Day 5 (Part 3/3) Arizona Trip: Antelope Canyon Water Tour & Back to Phoenix

Day 2 Arizona Vacation: Desert Botanical Gardens, Aquarium, and Arizona Mills Mall

Please note: I will post my camera photos later, but I will post cell phone pictures now. We woke up at 6:15 am for this day! We wanted to go to the Desert Botanical Garden, but we knew it was going to get HOT later in the day. Luckily, the gardens opened at 7am. The … Continue reading Day 2 Arizona Vacation: Desert Botanical Gardens, Aquarium, and Arizona Mills Mall