Oh The Places I’ve Been
Wanderlust 1.1. Best map in the history of maps.
After viewing Rick’s blog
Smokes Is Out And About!, specifically his list of “Places I’ve Been…”, I’ve decided to rewrite my travel list so that the places I’ve visited are outlined chronologically (with the most recent trips listed first). They will still be listed under the headings Canadian Provinces/Territories, US States, and Countries.
Newfoundland and Labrador (2016, 2015, 2013, 2007)
Alberta (2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2012, 2011, 2011, 2010, 2000)
Quebec ( 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 1988)
British Columbia (2015, 2015, 2011, 2011, 2009)
Nova Scotia ( 2011) Manitoba (2010)
Ontario (1975 to present, duh. )
New York (2015, 2014, 2013,
2013, 2011, 2011, 2011, 2010, 2010, 2009, 2009, 2005, 2003, 2002, 1990) Nevada (
2013) Florida (
2013, 1989) Illinois (
2011, 2008, 2005, 2003, 2001)
Hawaii (2011 – Oahu, the Big Island, 2005 – Maui, 2005 – Oahu, the Big Island) Pennsylvania (2010, 2001)
Rhode Island (2003) Connecticut (2003, 2002, etc.)
France (2015, 2010,
2006) Netherlands (2015, 2010,
Belgium (2015, 2006) Nepal (
2014) China (
United States (2013, etc., see above) Austria (2010,
Czech Republic (2010, 2009) Germany (2010, 2009,
2006) Cuba (2009, 2002, 1995)
Italy ( 2006)
Switzerland ( 2006)
Liechtenstein ( 2006)
Slovenia ( 2006)
Luxembourg ( 2006)
Dominican Republic (2006, 1999)
Peru (2005) Jamaica (1998)
Mexico (1997, 1996)
Canada (1975 to present, see above. Also, duh.)
Checking out the constellations on the ceiling of Grand Central Station
Mountain top adventures
Drinking wine on the beach. As is necessary when in Hawaii
Aidan the lobster
30 Rock + Christmas lights = Beautiful
The parliament buildings, lit up at night. Very cool. Reminded us of a gingerbread house. Mmm, gingerbread.
Prior to seeing the Book of Mormon. W00t!
Hiking up Sulphur Mountain – our last mountain to conquer.
Be very, very quiet. There’s a dinosaur behind me.
Drinking chocolate vodka with Dr. Beth. So freaking delicious.
Me, just before we started our hike.
One of the shirts that I purchased: Come over to the darkside. We have cookies.
Prior to the hike. Emma and me playing with some local dogs.
Karen & Steve’s wedding, Calgary, Alberta, September 2010
Getting my climb on.
Waikiki beach, January 2011
One of our last beach photos. Inside we are crying.
At the top of Mount Fairview.
Looking out from the summit of Middle Sister
Thinky time at Lake Louise
Heading to Austria; Dani, Hez, Matt, and me
Dressed up for dinner
Planky McGee planks the big blue wave in Halifax Harbour. W00t!
The group that hiked the mountains to Machu Picchu
Contemplating my navel, as I stare at the ocean on the black sand. Awesome.
Vegging out prior to the LuPone/Patinkin show.
Laughing at the top of the crater. It was really freaking hot.
The Baba Coffee Shop, Amsterdam, June 2010
At Cafe Habana for lunch
Elbow falls; thinky times.
Exploring a lava hole.
Rick and me, snorkelling
We found Vishnu (?) on our walk
Me and the wave. We’re like best friends and stuff.
Enjoying some beverages from the Maple Lounge at the airport.
The bone church in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic, June 2010
Statue; Vienna, July 2010
Lava fields on the Big Island, Hawaii, 2005
Near Calgary, September 2010
Beers in Amsterdam, Netherlands during the World Cup, June 2010
This is about midway through dinner. Clearly I’m feeling no pain.
Rick’s best jump shot. But there were so many to pick from.
Another stop on the way back.
Rick, Paul, and me prior to making our way to Sentinel Pass
On the way to the glaciers, near Calgary, Alberta, September 2010
Rick and me, just before jumping into the sled and hurtling ourselves down the mountain.
Steph embraces her favourite beverages.
Swimming with the fishes
Welcome to Calgary
Rick and Paul descending from Sentinel Pass.
Rick and me near Sentinel Pass
At the top of Mt. Yamnuska, near Calgary, Alberta, September 2010
Beer in Prague, Czech Republic. They like things big here.
Rick and Paul criss-crossing to Sentinel Pass. There was a mighty wind here.
And another shot. The zoom on my new camera is awesome.
Rick; all smiles, as per usual.
It was so warm, we really didn’t need gloves or scarves, or any other of the standard winter fare. I like that kind of winter
Graffiti in Prague, January 2010
Ben and I after “Death in the Afternoon”
Prepping to climb Koko crater.
Me, Emma, and Larissa (who just happened to live in Guelph too)
Enjoying some pre-race sugar.
Staten Island Ferry, February 2010
Time for a snack before heading back out.
Gerarda’s Birthday, New York, February 2010
New York; top of the Rockefeller Centre, May 2010
New York City with Mark, Michelle, and Manon, May 2010
Athabasca Glacier, September 2010
Enjoying some awesome chianti, Heidelberg Germany
Enjoying some tasty beverages
Celebrating New Years 2010, in Prague, Czech Republic
Goofing off in the public gardens. I made sure that I was allowed to walk on the grass. Not that a ‘do not walk on grass’ sign would have stopped me.
Hiking the crater. You can see the volcanic steam in the background.
On the beach in Waikiki, January, 2005
Athabasca Glacier with Rick, Manon, Mark, and Nadia, September 2010
The Bone Church in Kutna Hora, June/July 2010
Wandering the city. Beautiful.
Rockefeller Centre with Steph & Gerarda
Being a tourist at the Millenium Bean
Dinner in the Muslim District with Peter
At Kill the Banker run in Revelstoke
Oh My Gaaaaaawwwwwwwwddddddddddddddddd
All the classy bitches drink mountain top scotch.
Rick and Me posing inside the lava tubes.
Dan, looking just as stylish in my mask
Enjoying the Moscato on Waikiki beach, Oahu.
Flying over the Big Island in a helicopter. Our guide Dylan was excellent.
1 Apologies to Dr. Seuss.