SquamishDays2016

Archive of posts tagged "america"

Coast to Midwest Road Trip with the Honda Pilot

June 13th, 2016 @ 10:46am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This spring, John and I did a Midwest road trip with the Honda Pilot. Our destination was his niece’s high school graduation in his hometown in Eastern Iowa, and our the overall goal of our journey was to introduce me to other Bollwitt family members that I haven’t met yet — in 10 years of […]

Devils Tower: The First National Monument in America

June 9th, 2016 @ 11:33am by Rebecca Bollwitt

“Were you here when they made the movie,” one traveler asked. “I’m sorry to burst your bubble but they didn’t do most of the filming here,” the woman at the gift shop replied. If you’ve seen Close Encounters of the Third Kind you know exactly what the Devils Tower National Monument is, and its significance […]

Seattle Museum Month

January 15th, 2016 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

For every city John and I visit, we enter at least one museum. In the spring it was the Concord Museum in Massachusetts (with artifacts from writers like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau), then it was the The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (where we looked up a painting by Iowa […]

An American History Walking Tour in Concord, Massachusetts

January 13th, 2016 @ 3:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Not a day goes by that I don’t see an Emerson or Thoreau quote on Instagram. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”; “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.”; and one of my favourites: Concord, Massachusetts is home […]

Travel Tips for the Holidays

November 17th, 2015 @ 3:07pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

You haven’t truly lived until you’ve spent the night on the floor of the Denver airport. Circumnavigated by vacuum cleaners, trying to sleep while lights shine at full blast, and with the chatter of a 24-hour news channel hovering on a television above your head. How about pairing that with two cancelled flights, a rental […]

Vancouver to Disneyland: A Guide

September 9th, 2013 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This August my niece Alexis and I had so much fun exploring Disneyland and Disney California Adventure over the course of three days in Southern California. We were with a group of media from across Canada (Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, and Toronto) as we assembled in San Francisco for a few days, made a quick trip […]