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When an “Uptown” goes “Underground”, keeping the history alive in Butte, Montana…
Who wouldn’t want Evel Knievel as their cell mate, or meet Carrie Nation as she entered drinking establishments shouting “Good morning, destroyer of men’s souls”, just to proceed in destroying the bar with her swinging hatchet. “Butte also has something few… Read More ›
The quintessential road trip stop, Wigwam Motel in San Bernardino, California.
As the sun starts to emerge on the City of Calgary…
Why this Calgary community is as happy as a lark…
Walking around this eclectic northwest neighbourhood, it is easy to see why so many people call it home. One of the oldest communities in Calgary, Hillhurst–Sunnyside, located just north of the Bow River between Centre Street North and 18A Street… Read More ›
Road trips are not just a North American phenomenon…
Whenever I start planning a Road Trip I always think about North America first; but is that fair? Perhaps, I am a little biased; after all, I did grow up here. However, I always forget that I have done my… Read More ›
How do I like to spend my weekends? I take mini road-trips to Montana…
Driving to Montana when you live in southern Alberta is quick, easy, and fun. Depending on your departure point and the speed you drive, Great Falls, Montana is only a hop, skip, and jump away – but that’s all relative… Read More ›
Busting a myth in the Alberta Foothills…?
For years I have wondered, for years I had hoped, for years I wanted to know – do we have actually have a Magnetic Hill is southern Alberta. I decided to take my curiosity onto the open road to find… Read More ›
Our little piece of the Grand Canyon – Alberta style…
Since exploring Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump in southern Alberta, I was curious to explore one of the more northern jumps found in Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park. The park is located approximately an hour and a half northeast of Calgary,… Read More ›
Road trip adventures of Southern Alberta…Day 3…
Following a fantastic day touring Lethbridge and the surrounding area, we decided to take our tour further south to explore two of Alberta’s most unique geological landscapes. Travelling along main highways and lonely back roads, our circle route would provide us… Read More ›
The Adventure of Southern Alberta continues…Day Two…featured in SouthernAlberta.com
Many places in the world are lucky to have one UNESCO World Heritage Site, here in Calgary; we have the ability to drive to four, each one easily accessible on a day trip. The Canadian Rockies Waterton Lakes National Park… Read More ›
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