Tag Archives: Canada

On the Canadian

We were in fact physically on a train for 10000+ miles during our jaunt across Canada. Here are a few shots of the accommodations, etc., on Via Rail’s Canadian between Vancouver and Toronto. Mags in the lounge car (the “caboose” … Continue reading

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Looking up in Montréal

We did a fair amount of train station chilling while traveling across Canada. Time being what it is, sometimes we arrived at a station several hours before the next “scheduled” event. To bide my time I took photos. This is … Continue reading

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Culling and tweaking

I took a lot of pictures during the cross Canada trip. Straight out of the camera some were good, some OK, and others that I’ll file under “memorabilia.” “OK” shots are ones I figure I can tweak with abandon–level adjustment, … Continue reading

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More reflections on the trip

I bought an iPad for storing, viewing and occasionally posting images during our trip across Canada. Before we left I loaded it up with a couple of photography eBooks thinking I might need a little inspiration. One of them was … Continue reading

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Home again home again

From the San Francisco Bay Area to Halifax, Nova Scotia and back–by train. Incredible 10,000 mile trip! Surreal end to the whole thing while waiting a couple of hours for the shuttle bus in the Martinez Amtrak station. I felt … Continue reading

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Toqued

19 days into the Canadian journey and we’re finally toqued–aka, ready for preserving our heads in freezing weather. Unfortunately, it’s not snowing here in Quebec City so we’ll probably only get to use the toque as a prop in the … Continue reading

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Mixed bag

We’re taking a chill day. The long legs on the train without the luxury of having a sleeper are taxing–doable, but it really makes one appreciate the supine position. Anyway, here’s a mixed bag of photos taken sometime during the … Continue reading

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Views from the train

Backtracking to two contrasting views from the train ride between Vancouver and Toronto. (These photos were taken on a speeding, jostling train through rather dirty windows.) This was the view of Mt. Robson (the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies). … Continue reading

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