Moraine Lake, Canada

Lake Moraine View - The Sunday Best

With help again from Mark, here’s his last US/Canada post for the breath taking Moraine Lake, Canada.

When we first started planning for our US trip, Canada was barely on the long list. It made the shortlist only due to it’s proximity to Portland. And when the final list was decided and we were still hungry for the maple country, we had barely even considered what we might do once we arrived.

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Vancouver, Canada

For the Canada part of our 2015 holiday I’ll hand over the writing again to my hubby Mark. For previous posts on our awesome holiday click here. 

As it is our fifth year in Melbourne you could forgive us for bragging occasionally about just how special our adopted city really is. Melbourne consistently ranks in the top 5 for most liveable city in the world, and it is, well just great – in every way a city could be great (except for beaches). But if we ever had a nemesis, a challenger to that ‘liveable crown’, that nemesis would be Vancouver.

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Three days in Big Sur

Having left Hearst Castle in the rear mirror and now well and truly on the road, our next stop was stunning Big Sur where we’d stay for the next three days. For this post, I’ve handed the writing reins over to my hubby Mark. Enjoy this amazing extensive review!

What people commonly refer to as Big Sur is a strip of coast that stretches from San Simeon in the south to Carmel in the north. The ‘park’ offers plenty to see within its bounds – state parks, rugged coastline, majestic redwoods, fine restaurants and the odd beach or two to soak your feet at – but the highlight is the voyage through itself, with each minor stop contributing to your ‘Big Sur’ experience.

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