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Found the duck

Don’t ask me how we got there, because I don’t know. If I had to go the same way again, I’m not sure if I would find it. I had the great idea to walk to One duck lake in Whistler. Normally you walk from the Emerald area, but my friend said it was blocked…

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The high way to Jasper

Sightseeing on the Icefields Parkway was the biggest reason why I had chosen to join an organised tour through to the Rockies. I didn’t just want to cruise along the road, but do hikes, takes photos and see the waterfalls. I wasn’t the only one who thought this way. Massive Brewster buses were going up and…

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Whistler’s wreckage

Whistler has a lot of hiking to offer, but there is one hike that is not promoted but that everyone wants to do anyway. In 1956 a train crashed. The boxcars were blocking the tracks so they were pulled into the forest. They have been there ever since. Many people visit the wreck and over…

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The unexpected bootcamp

Starting a new job is always hard. There is so much to learn and so many new people to meet. New procedures or new computer programs. When I applied for my new job I had spoken to people who had done it before. They both agreed; the first few weeks would be tough, exhausting and…

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Revealing the Rockies

After two days of driving we had finally arrived in the beautiful town of Banff. Unfortunately it was only to spend the night, but I knew I would be back anyway. We were in the Rockies and these natural wonders were waiting to be explored by us. The weather hadn’t improved from the last two days,…

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Feeling quite the Canadian

Picture Canada. What do you see? I see big mountains and massive lakes. Surely, this is only a part of Canada, but it’s the part I’ve been dreaming of. The ultimate Canadian picture is of a red canoe out on the lake. My canoe wasn’t red, but the fact that I keep saying sorry makes…