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Curated tour of Southern Alberta over a long weekend

| November 11, 2017 | 5 Comments

The only thing I like more than taking a tour of a new place is to take a curated tour of a new place. Don’t get me wrong. I love the surprise effect when visiting new places, stumbling upon unexpected gems, and not having everything too planned out in advance. However, all that is fine […]

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Is Elkwater the new Canmore | Budget Adventure Travel

| October 22, 2017 | 9 Comments

As a first time transplant from eastern Canada to western Canada, I first arrived in the Town of Canmore, situated 1.5 hours west of the City of Calgary, and was totally enchanted by the beauty of the view and lifestyle in this region. It was for this reason I decided settle in the Province of […]

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Mountain Meadow Horseback Riding Adventure | Budget Adventure Travel

| October 12, 2017 | 6 Comments

Mountain View is a hamlet within Cardston County in southern Alberta. It is located along Highway 5 about 25 kilometres (16 mi) west of Cardston and 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of Waterton Lakes National Park near the United States border. The Nelson Family Story We had the opportunity to visit the Nelson Family Ranch out here to experience our first horseback riding adventure on the Rocky Mountains. Dan Nelson […]

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Coaldale Birds of Prey Foundation | Budget Adventure Travel

| October 2, 2017 | 4 Comments

Colin’s Story The Birds of Prey Centre was founded in 1982 by Wendy Slaytor and Colin Weir as Alberta’s first volunteer wildlife rescue facility. What began as an act of personal endeavor and passion for saving the raptors, extended in to a lifetime of devotion of caring by a large group of volunteers to build, […]

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Waterton Lakes National Park (in German)

Waterton Lakes National Park (in German)

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hello, we are Daniel and Stella, two students from Germany. In the following few weeks we will travel across western Canada and share our experiences with you on this blog. Therefore we will upload short German posts about our adventure in different cities of the Yukon, Alberta and British Columbia. Nachdem wir am Montagmorgen aus […]

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Biking the Nose Creek Pathway of Calgary | Budget Adventure Travel

| March 23, 2017 | 5 Comments

I mostly post on travel adventures in foreign countries (I am from Canada). But today I reverse the process and present the beauty of my hometown, Calgary, to the rest of the world. Scenic beauty is everywhere. It is sometimes this very privilege that most local inhabitants of a place tend to ignore. I remember […]

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Devonian Gardens – A Floating Paradise | Arts & Design

Devonian Gardens – A Floating Paradise | Arts & Design

| February 3, 2017 | 17 Comments

“An Architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him out to our hills, and let him study there what Nature understands by a butress, and what by a dome.” — john ruskin June 27 2012 was the official launch of one of the most impressive inner city urban landscapes ever conceived […]

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Frozen in time in Southern Alberta | Budget Adventure Travel

Frozen in time in Southern Alberta | Budget Adventure Travel

| January 22, 2017 | 3 Comments

this blog post is specially inspired by and dedicated to moby, who i met once in new york. this piece is written in the style and images that moby has published on his blog on architecture in LA. at first glance, southern alberta and the artist moby and hollywood don’t connect. but dig deeper and […]

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Pepper, the traveling bunny

Pepper, the traveling bunny

| October 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

Hi My name is Pepper. I am a 3 year female Lionshead bunny that like to travel with my adopted family. I was adopted at the age of 1 from the Calgary Humane Society where I spent a good few months healing and in care by the good folks there. Here are some of my […]

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Wayne, Alberta Pop: Then 2490. Now 27!

| August 29, 2016 | 2 Comments

It is amazing the treasures one can find in one’s backyard! Especially if that backyard happens to be a place called Drumheller, in the eastern part of the Canadian Province of Alberta. This part of Alberta is one of my favorite places in the world. Why? Well, you will just have to step in to […]

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