From Ottawa, ON to Ladysmith, BC. Here are our adventures. For posts, see below or here: https://islandstewarts.ca/journal/

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Adventures in the East

Not anxious to do another 12 km hike today, but wanting to see the eastern sector of the Saguaro National Park, we decided to do the scenic drive and then do a couple short easy hikes. It was a perfect way to experience a totally different side of the park and enjoy it. We woke…

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A Walk Among the Giants

When we decided to come to the Tucson area, I was very interested in seeing Saguaro National Park. National Parks are usually a safe bet for gorgeous scenery and interesting to visit. We were not disappointed today! While at the Visitor Center yesterday I found an awesome bike jersey that had a tag line on…

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Desert Beauty (V2)

Note: The previous version did not seem to provide the correct link in the email; trying it another time. Sorry for any duplication. Today we spent a fantastic day at the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum, where we learned so much about the Sonoran Desert, in a beautiful and informative outdoor museum.  We arrived in time to…

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We Love Cacti!

The forecast for today called for light, scattered rain, and so we thought road trip would be good to do.  We checked the forecast for Organ Pipe National Monument, and it was a bit better forecast, but still for light scattered rain.  It’s a 2.5 hr drive there from Tucson so we quickly packed a…

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