Monthly Archives: July 2012
Seattle – a short stopover
After leaving Canada by the Greyhound bus we arrived for a short stopover in Seattle. The city is very nice with a lot of cultures and it’s hard to find some dish that’s specific for Seattle because it has cuisines from all over the world. But fortunately Hilary, our CS host in Seattle recommended us … Continue reading
Vancouver – Bye bye Canada. We’ll miss you.
After driving over the TransCanada Highway which is the world’s longest national highway (8030 km) and one with nice views of mountains, rivers and waterfalls, we arrived for a short visit in Vancouver. Everybody that we met on the way and who has been in Vancouver before told us that it’s a very nice city … Continue reading
Calgary – the fastest growing city in North America
Our trip was really great till now but what made it perfect were the people that we met. That was also the case in Calgary were we met Sarah and her lovely family. Sarah’s parents were fabulous and treated us like their own children and made us feel like home. Sarah actually hosted us twice, … Continue reading
Banff and Jasper – Paradise in the mountains
After visiting mainly big cities in the last one and a half months we really needed a break from all the noise and the masses of people and we probably could not have found a better place to recharge our batteries than the Banff and Jasper National Parks in the province of Alberta, Canada.
New York, Neeeeew Yoooooooooork
After we took the bus to New York we arrived in Secaucus that’s a small town 15 min by bus from NY. Here we stayed 2 nights. The other nights we stayed in a hotel just steps away from the Times Square.
Washington DC, a lesson of history
We were very lucky in finding a CouchSurfing host in Washington. Karl, our CS host, sent me the offer to stay at his place when we were on the Greyhound bus to DC so it was a lastminute offer but it turned out to be a perfect one.