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Wayne, Alberta Pop: Then 2490. Now 27!

| August 28, 2018 | 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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Canmore Cave Tour Adventure | Budget Adventure Travel

Canmore Cave Tour Adventure | Budget Adventure Travel

| June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

The closest I came to visiting a cave was in Oman and  the Dominican Republic. It was incredible to experience the world from the life of the Hobbit . But these caves were more like caverns that offered full upright walk-ability for all heights. Crawling through tight spaces is another thing. So when I realized that […]

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2017 Lincoln MKC ideal crossover for extended family adventure

2017 Lincoln MKC ideal crossover for extended family adventure

| February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Prologue It has been well over a year since I took a sabbatical from blogging due to personal reasons. I appreciate the continued support of my readers and fans who kept checking in every so often and reminding me to get back in to my writing. I wanted to but was waiting for that impetus […]

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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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