Exploring Vancouver

After a particularly good night of sleep last night we were up and grabbed a pastry. Mine was super good it was a croissant filled with raspberries the covered in almonds. Then we borrowed some bikes from the hotel and rode to Stanley Park around the bike trail. It was so much fun. It was […]

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The day I had ramon

Today we got up and chilled in our bed for a little bit. Next we picked up our room then went to the restaurant downstairs where I had a berry scone. Then we went to the front desk and asked to rent bikes. They took us out back and we each choose a bike. We […]

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Day 32: Vancouver

Last night, Zak and I stayed up too late chatting to the sweetest couple from Bellingham, Washington around the firepit at our hotel. It was really good to talk politics, travel, the world, food, and parenting with some others. They come up to Vancouver as often as we go into Chicago for the weekend. We […]

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Love Yourself

‘Cause if you like the way you look that muchOh baby you should go and love yourself Justin Beiber Our day in Vancouver is half over, but we’re back at the hotel for an early wine hour and a bit of relaxing before we head back out this afternoon, so I decided I might as […]

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Backpacking in Olympic

Well, I started this morning by waking very very early. I got 5 hours of sleep last night so that was so incredible We forgot to get breakfast out of the trunk and we didn’t want to dig it out so we each got a sandwich from Starbucks instead. Also, my mom got coffee. But […]

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Backpacking in the Beach

This morning we woke up super late and took off hiking back to the car. The hike was just as pretty as yesterday. It was an out and back so it only took a few hours. When we got back to the car we unpacked, then repacked everything for tonight. For lunch we grabbed some […]

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The day I had beef jerky

Today we woke up super early it was sad because we were in the last Kimpton of the trip. We packed up the room and got Fred for the two hour drive to Olympic National Park thankfully along the way we stopped at Starbucks for breakfast. Then back on the road. Unfortunately I get carsick, […]

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Going to Canada

This morning we woke up at seven on the beach. The waves sounded so good last night to fall asleep. We hiked back two minutes faster than we hiked in. We tossed everything into the trunk and headed to the laundromat. While we were there we cleaned out everything and dried out all of our […]

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Day 31: Olympic NP to Vancouver

Two nights of backpacking in a row! I never, ever thought I’d do that! But I did! And it was so much fun. Sleep didn’t come as easily as it did the first night, and the waves were actually too loud at times during the night. I mumbled something to Ellie about turning down the […]

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