|Just had to haul the Harley with us....for those nice prairie rides.|
The day before, we said our good byes to our favourite west coast Aunt Kay. We attended her funeral in the morning, then the internment; followed that with a nice lunch at the Catholic Church where we typically got to see and chat with folks we had not seen in several years - some cousins too!
|Thompson River north of the City of Kamloops, BC.|
|Other than required fuel and bathroom stops, we motored along.|
|First time we ever see a train on this route - just north of Valemount, BC - on Highway 5 - mere minutes from joining on to the Yellowhead Highway No. 16.|
|We were heading east towards Jasper on Highway 16.|
|Stunningly beautiful country.|
|One of the numerous rivers and streams we saw en route.|
Before long, we arrived at the entrance to the Jasper National Park gates. We stated our intentions to continue our drive through to Edmonton, Alberta. No fees required when driving through the park.
|Jasper National Park, in the Province of Alberta.|
|Rain showers were threatening....but we only endured a few drops on the windshield.|
|This awesome buck Elk was ignoring the tourists who were busy with cameras. He was but one of several we saw in the park.|
|Only ten minutes or so past the east end gates and the mountains were fading in the rear view mirror.|
|Puffy Alberta clouds.|
|Taken from a distance - while driving south on the Wayne Gretzky Drive - the downtown Edmonton skyline.|
|Mere minutes later we had arrived at Courtney and Deni's Edmonton home - our stop for barbecue dinner and overnight,|
We are heading off to Jeanette's family farm this morning. There is work to be done there. More on that in a later blog.
Thanks for dropping by.