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.)
Elbow falls; thinky times.
Contemplating my navel, as I stare at the ocean on the black sand. Awesome.
Gerarda’s Birthday, New York, February 2010
Enjoying some beverages from the Maple Lounge at the airport.
Me, just before we started our hike.
Enjoying the Moscato on Waikiki beach, Oahu.
Exploring a lava hole.
On the way to the glaciers, near Calgary, Alberta, September 2010
Lava fields on the Big Island, Hawaii, 2005
Beers in Amsterdam, Netherlands during the World Cup, June 2010
Rick and Paul criss-crossing to Sentinel Pass. There was a mighty wind here.
Rockefeller Centre with Steph & Gerarda
Rick and Me posing inside the lava tubes.
Another stop on the way back.
Welcome to Calgary
Vegging out prior to the LuPone/Patinkin show.
Waikiki beach, January 2011
Dressed up for dinner
Hiking the crater. You can see the volcanic steam in the background.
Steph embraces her favourite beverages.
Athabasca Glacier with Rick, Manon, Mark, and Nadia, September 2010
At the top of Mt. Yamnuska, near Calgary, Alberta, September 2010
New York City with Mark, Michelle, and Manon, May 2010
At Kill the Banker run in Revelstoke
One of our last beach photos. Inside we are crying.
One of the shirts that I purchased: Come over to the darkside. We have cookies.
We found Vishnu (?) on our walk
Be very, very quiet. There’s a dinosaur behind me.
Ben and I after “Death in the Afternoon”
Swimming with the fishes
Rick and me near Sentinel Pass
Aidan the lobster
Planky McGee planks the big blue wave in Halifax Harbour. W00t!
Time for a snack before heading back out.
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
Checking out the constellations on the ceiling of Grand Central Station
All the classy bitches drink mountain top scotch.
On the beach in Waikiki, January, 2005
Hiking up Sulphur Mountain – our last mountain to conquer.
Prior to seeing the Book of Mormon. W00t!
Graffiti in Prague, January 2010
Wandering the city. Beautiful.
The bone church in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic, June 2010
Rick and me, just before jumping into the sled and hurtling ourselves down the mountain.
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.
Athabasca Glacier, September 2010
And another shot. The zoom on my new camera is awesome.
Heading to Austria; Dani, Hez, Matt, and me
Prepping to climb Koko crater.
Looking out from the summit of Middle Sister
Oh My Gaaaaaawwwwwwwwddddddddddddddddd
Rick’s best jump shot. But there were so many to pick from.
Drinking chocolate vodka with Dr. Beth. So freaking delicious.
Karen & Steve’s wedding, Calgary, Alberta, September 2010
30 Rock + Christmas lights = Beautiful
Being a tourist at the Millenium Bean
Staten Island Ferry, February 2010
Mountain top adventures
Rick; all smiles, as per usual.
The parliament buildings, lit up at night. Very cool. Reminded us of a gingerbread house. Mmm, gingerbread.
Laughing at the top of the crater. It was really freaking hot.
Dinner in the Muslim District with Peter
Me, Emma, and Larissa (who just happened to live in Guelph too)
Beer in Prague, Czech Republic. They like things big here.
New York; top of the Rockefeller Centre, May 2010
The group that hiked the mountains to Machu Picchu
Me and the wave. We’re like best friends and stuff.
Rick and Paul descending from Sentinel Pass.
Enjoying some pre-race sugar.
This is about midway through dinner. Clearly I’m feeling no pain.
Flying over the Big Island in a helicopter. Our guide Dylan was excellent.
Dan, looking just as stylish in my mask
Statue; Vienna, July 2010
Rick and me, snorkelling
At Cafe Habana for lunch
Celebrating New Years 2010, in Prague, Czech Republic
Enjoying some tasty beverages
Getting my climb on.
Thinky time at Lake Louise
The Bone Church in Kutna Hora, June/July 2010
Enjoying some awesome chianti, Heidelberg Germany
Near Calgary, September 2010
Rick, Paul, and me prior to making our way to Sentinel Pass
Drinking wine on the beach. As is necessary when in Hawaii
At the top of Mount Fairview.
The Baba Coffee Shop, Amsterdam, June 2010
Prior to the hike. Emma and me playing with some local dogs.
1 Apologies to Dr. Seuss.