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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Getting There

~A 4am start~

~ A 9 hour drive through scenes like these. ~



~All to get to a destination like this.~

~Worth every minute.~

47 comments:

Leah J. Utas said...

Beautiful. Looks well worth it. Where is it?

missing moments said...

So jealous! Have a blast!

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

What a gorgeous slice of earth!

texwisgirl said...

just beautiful shots!!! as always! the last one is full of glee!

Allison said...

Wow! I don't envy you your long winters... but this rugged nature makes me want to move to Alberta!

Clint said...

Stunning. Too gorgeous for words.

Sharon said...

Yep! Worth every minute! Beautiful!

Elizabeth Grimes said...

First of all, I've missed you!!! Second of all...WOW! Once in a lifetime experience I'd say. Looks like you're enjoying every minute. :)

Cat said...

ahhhhhhh
gorgeous

where is this?

love and light

Saz said...

Wow, what stunning photo's! Looks like you had a fantastic time! (:

Pat Tillett said...

When the scenery is that beautiful and the end result is that cool, a 9 hour drive is awesome!
great photos...

Janie said...

Yes, definitely worth the travel time! You had beautiful scenes all the way.

Julie said...

Beautiful pictures!! I love the kids jumping into the water!

Melissa Jo said...

WOW, beautiful! Definitely worth getting up that early!

rosaria said...

Summer is beckoning, and you are willing to drive the kids to such a beautiful place for them to soak up the rays and indulge in summer fun. Jump in!

Jack said...

NINE HOURS!!! I'm working hard to imagine anything worth driving nine hours. But, the final scene is wonderful, I must admit.

Meg said...

Wow, can I come live with you? ;)

Tammy said...

The journey looks every bit as good as the destination :)

Love that sunrise!

Horst in Edmonton said...

Have a great vacation.

Farm Girl said...

Have fun, it looks just beautiful!

Out on the prairie said...

What a perfect place to go.

Debbie said...

priceless!!! there's some things money just can't buy.....

Buttons said...

Dawn I would have to agree with that 100% lucky girl. Beautiful. B

Nancy @ A Rural Journal said...

The 9 hour trip seems to be full of beautiful scenery, at least. :) So glad you arrived safe.

Deb said...

what awesome photos...

Randy said...

Now that is an awesome road trip!

Farmchick said...

Really some beautiful views!

Aimee said...

That definitely looks like a place worth driving 9hr. for!!

Miz.November said...

Eeeeek! I can't tell you how awesome that looks. I love swimming in mother nature's pools.

Slamdunk said...

Definitely. Thanks for letting us share in the adventure Dawn.

Zuly said...

:-) :-)
Zuly Castillo

Mike said...

Absolutely gorgeous, like living in a post card!

Good luck on your race this weekend! My goal is to have fun at mine and not worry about my slow time.

darlin said...

Woooohooooo! It looks amazing, I hope you had a blast... it looks like you all did. I love the last photo, now that's an awesome family portrait! ;-)

Kim @ Stuff could... said...

Worth every minute, is a great thought

Changes in the wind said...

Beauty in the journey and beauty at the destination....What fun for the little ones...

Katie @Pinke Post said...

The 4AM hour I call "magic hour". Stunning. I love Canadian scenery!

Alan said...

How many kids do you have?! I count 6 in one photo alone..:-)

Hope you had a lovely break. Looks stunning!

Peggy said...

This definitely looks like a worthy journey! Sounds like a lot of fun too =)

bon bon said...

oh man, i'll second that.

Liesl said...

Stunning scenery and the destination looks like tons of fun! Where is this?

Robin Malherbe said...

You're killing me with these photos! Beautiful place, wonderful break... I lokk forward to seeing more photos.

Sarah Knight said...

Lovely : )

Brandy Marie said...

O how breath taking! I hope you enjoy your trip to the fullest. Such a gorgeous place :) B

Pam said...

Paradise found.. is always worth traveling through such wonderful sights to get to.. isn't it, Dawn.

be well and happy,
Pam

Birdman said...

Dramatic sights along the way. Wow!

Carola said...

What a story, and so fantastic photos.

Pierre BOYER said...

Lovely pictures...
Greetings from France,

Pierre