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Coyote Pups, Pelicans and Two 50 km Rides

Yesterday, after our walk in Dinosaur Provincial Park, we drove into Brooks to buy gas. On the way I spied three puppies in a field. Mur braked, turned the SUV around and we had a closer look. They were coyote … Continue reading

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Bugs

Campground cleared out today. By the time we got out of the tent at 7am 1/2 of last nights guests had packed and left. By noon we were the only ones in our end. Seems like Wednesday is the crossover … Continue reading

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Local Camping Trip

When we can avoid Hwy 2 to get to where we want to go, we do. There are several roads that go south to Dinosaur Provincial Park, our destination for a few days. We have traversed Hwy 21 quite a … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal

Yesterday we were tourists at home. Staying at our house are two folks from Devonshire, GB. A arrived a few weeks ago and N arrived a couple of days ago. We have been busy trying to see a few things … Continue reading

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A Visit with M and Toby in Grande Prairie, Alberta

Grande Prairie, Alberta is about a 4 hour drive, or 1 hour flight, north of Edmonton. It has a population of about 50,000. What draws workers to the area is the oil patch and the forest industry. As a specific … Continue reading

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A Day in Banff National Park

I delivered Murray to B’s house where a group is going to Taylor Lake to back country ski. I now have the day to myself in Banff National Park. The snow is abundant, so I am going to head to … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound

The longest drive day of our 5 day tour of the “flatlands” is the homeward leg. Five hours by the fast roads. The route most people will take from Lethbridge to Edmonton. Highway 3 west to Fort McLeod and then … Continue reading

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Lethbridge, Alberta

Yesterday, M&G toured us around Lethbridge’s important sights. We started out at the Farmer’s Market where we bought goat cheese and raspberries. Geoff was saying that it was crowded, but the crowd was a drop in a bucket compared to … Continue reading

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Good Bye Saskatchewan (for now)

August 16, 2012 I hear rustling in the tent, take off my sleep mask and I’m shocked at how bright it is in the tent. It’s morning and Murray is stirring, eager to get up. I lay in my sleeping … Continue reading

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The Drive Home

Murray gets down off the mountain after another awesome day of thigh deep powder. We pile into the vehicle and head north. Murray drives the first leg. As we head onto Hwy 22, we are again amazed at the scenery … Continue reading

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