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Across Canada and back – Our Boler Adventure Part Two

our boler trip continued  (day 1 to 15 part one here)
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some days it’s hard to believe we’re really here
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day 16 (september eight 2015)  tomorrow we’ll head to ottawa then quebec and stay with auntie ruth there.
day 17  on the way to montreal we drove the boler right into ottawa and quickly learned that parking with the boler, as tiny as it is, was near impossible in the city.
day 19 visited old montreal during the day.  great to meet and visit family in the evenings and to have breakfast with auntie ruth.  auntie ruth cried when we left.  a sad goodbye.
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a little patisserie we loved in old montreal city.
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after we left montreal we were told of a place near trois rivieres where we could leave the boler during the day, a catholic sanctuary were you could camp by donation (le sanctuaire de notre dame du cap), then take the car into the city.
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driving through the quiet town of trois rivieres.
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the walled city of old quebec.
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trying to take a photo with us both together in the crowds.  it wasn’t so easy!
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day 21 (three weeks) our second night at the sanctuary it rained and stormed hard all night but by morning was beautiful again.  this is isle d’orleans.
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day 24 driving past little seaside town after town.  mark has always wanted to explore the gaspe peninsula and see the perce rock.
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#ourboleradventure to be continued – part three – p.e.i., nova scotia, newfoundland (click here)  (or go back and see part one of our trip here).

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Michelle Gemmel - Really beautiful pics. Love the ones of you guys the best;)

Mira - I am so soo soooooooooooooooo jealous of your trip !!! I hope one day I can do it too. Elizabeth…you look ridiculously young.. it should not be allowed !!!! 🙂

Kristy Klaassen - such amazing pictures. What an awesome experience…
and I love your boler and can’t believe what fabulous job you did with restoring it!

Erin Newlove Nicholas - You make me want to run away and explore this great country so bad! Beautiful as always!

Mireille Lehoux - Great pictures. Ans you visited my hometown (Trois-Rivieres). 🙂

Lynne Jubenville - Beautiful pictures! Thanks so much for sharing!

admin - haha. thanks mira 🙂

Barbara J Sigurdson - So beautiful Im doing this…maybe soon absolutely fantastic photos..Thank you

John Juha Haukka - Great pics. Great adventure.Your story Inspires me to go and explore the farthest reaches of Canada. Thank you for sharing.

Across Canada and back – Our Boler Adventure Part Three » This is our life. Living simply. - […] continued from part two.  prince edward island, new brunswick, nova scotia, newfoundland. all new territory for us both now.  we’ve driven from b.c. to ontario before and mark lived in montreal years ago but this feels new – see part one here and part two here.  […]

Let’s be Adventurers | Our Boler Trip Part One » This is our life. Living simply. - […] to be continued…  part two of #ourboleradventure […]

Across Canada and Back – The Way Back. Our Boler Adventure (Part Four) » This is our life. Living simply. - […] new york and driving home through the states. . see part one here (bc to ontario) part two here (quebec, gaspe peninsula) and part three here  (pei, new brunswick, nova scotia, newfoundland) […]

Let’s be Adventurers | Our Boler Trip Part One


 Putting the finishing touches on before heading off on another adventureaugust twenty two 2015 tired and excited to be finally leaving. we’re still putting the finishing touches on before heading off on an adventure across canada and back.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

day one (august twenty three 2015) we leave home knowing everything is being well taken care of at the chapel.Photo by ADORE studio | http://on.fb.me/1HDQwjG

day two our first night near moraine lake, b.c. with a quick stop at lake louise.Photo by ADORE studio | http://on.fb.me/1HDQwjG

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day three somewhere in alberta.  hazy skies from the smoke of fires in washington.Photo by ADORE studio | http://on.fb.me/1HDQwjG

day three found a great little spot to camp near pia pot, saskatchewan.Photo by ADORE studio | http://on.fb.me/1HDQwjG

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we spent a week of wedding festivities and visiting family.  a visit to barry and gail’s property near winnipeg, manitoba.Photo by ADORE studio | http://on.fb.me/1HDQwjG

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cute arianna exploring!Photo by ADORE studio | http://on.fb.me/1HDQwjG

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day seven we headed to the family farm in chatfield, manitoba.Photo by ADORE studio | http://on.fb.me/1HDQwjG

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uncle ron and auntie stella spoiled us rotten at the cottage.

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at auntie bella’s with david and matthew (and rosemarie at work).Photo by ADORE studio | http://on.fb.me/1HDQwjG

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driving out to see the property.  acres and acres of it…Photo by ADORE studio | http://on.fb.me/1HDQwjG

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sunflower fields in manitoba.Photo by ADORE studio | http://on.fb.me/1HDQwjG

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day sixteen brownlee campground in marathon, ontario.Photo by ADORE studio | http://on.fb.me/1HDQwjG

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longest suspension bridge at eagle canyon, ontario.Photo by ADORE studio | http://on.fb.me/1HDQwjG

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day seventeen we dipped our toes in lake superior, ontario.Photo by ADORE studio | http://on.fb.me/1HDQwjG

to be continued…  part two of #ourboleradventure (click here).

Angela Petersen - Really great photos Mark, glad you are sharing xo

Melanie Kempa-White - thanks for sharing – amazing shots

Alexandra T. Drabyk - I see a book in the near future!!❤️

Roland and Noella 73 Trillium - Absolutely great pics and story, thank you for the effort!

Karen Kempa Rieschi - Thank you! Fantastic!

Andrew Kempa - Amazing pictures Mark and Elizabeth, looks like dream trip so far,especially the Chatfield portion,love that place,looking forward to seeing you

Mira Sandor - I am so fricking jealous of your trip 🙂 Love the pics you guys took… everything looks realy exciting 🙂

Esther Carr - thank you for sharing….so beautiful….Prairies of course

Myka Jelier - what a beautiful journey… so far!! love the prairie scenes.

Kristy Klaassen - gorgeous pics! I love how you make the ordinary look stunning!!!

Erin Newlove Nicholas - Love these. Memories of a life time!

Vanessa Haentjens Dekker - Gorgeous photos!

Sylvia Timbrell Fedyk - I can’t wait to see more. I buy travel magazines that are not this attractive.

Giovanna Carrola - gorgeous photos! Looks like a wonderful trip too.

Michelle Horsman - Love them! You make it look so romantic. Can’t wait for the next instalment.

Across Canada and back – Our Boler Adventure Part Two » This is our life. Living simply. - […] our boler trip continued  (day 1 to 15 part one here) . . day 16 (september eight 2015)  tomorrow we’ll head to ottawa then quebec and stay […]

Across Canada and back – Our Boler Adventure Part Three » This is our life. Living simply. - […] b.c. to ontario before and mark lived in montreal years ago but this feels new – see part one here and part two […]

Across Canada and Back – The Way Back. Our Boler Adventure (Part Four) » This is our life. Living simply. - […] continued … new york and driving home through the states. . see part one here (bc to ontario) part two here (quebec, gaspe peninsula) and part three here  (pei, new brunswick, […]

Across Canada and back – Our Boler Adventure Part Two » ADORE studio - […] boler trip continued  (day 1 to 15 part one here) . some days it’s hard to believe we’re really here . […]

Let’s be Adventurers | Our 1974 Boler Restoration

 

 Putting the finishing touches on before heading off on another adventureaugust twenty two 2015 tired and excited to be finally leaving. putting the finishing touches on before heading off on another adventure.

 

august one 2015 i’ve been saying there’s still five weeks until we leave on our road trip across canada and suddenly we look at the calendar and there’s only three weeks left! the boler’s at the “boler hospital” getting new wheels, some fiberglass work and a new paint job (no more camo!). so much to do and our busiest wedding month too!  we have worked on the interior for hours and hours but from the outside you’d never know it yet.

 

may to august 2015 the reno.

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boler reno continued… the interior needed work. a lot of work!

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september 30 2014  just brought him home. yes, he’s ugly and his name is rambo but we’ll get him prettied up soon enough. ‪#‎bigproject‬ ‪#‎dayone‬ ‪#‎adventure‬ ‪#‎roadtrip‬ ‪#‎boler‬ ‪#‎reno‬ ‪#‎rambo‬

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september 20 2014 i’m finally getting the little boler i’ve been talking about getting forever. mine doesn’t look this cute. yet! somebody thought painting it in camouflage would look good so paint to start with. i’m going to have so much fun renoing this! (el)

 

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Alice McKinnon - One would never believe this Boler is the same one after you got finished with it. Great job!