Tag Archives: edmonton

Bicycle Road Riding near Edmonton

Most of Alberta from Edmonton south is a grid work of county roads. The grid is a one mile (east/west) by two miles (north/south). Over the years, Strathcona County has benefited greatly from the Alberta oil industry. These two facts … Continue reading

Posted in Western Canada | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Edmonton’s Swimming Pools

After running and riding in the Edmonton River Valley, my next most favorite place to be is Kinsman Sports Centre’s 50m Competition Swimming Pool. Edmonton has a ton of pools of all shapes and sizes. Kinsmen Sports Centre  was built … Continue reading

Posted in Western Canada | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Edmonton’s River Valley Trails

We are in that long period in between trips.  We ride and swim, do household chores, fix up the house (ugh) and dream of Africa. Not much to blog about. Then I remember that one of our premises for the … Continue reading

Posted in Western Canada | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Cross Country Skiing in Edmonton

The snowfall last weekend has created excellent ski conditions in the Edmonton area. There are a number of cross country ski options in and around Edmonton. Our usual haunts are Goldbar Park, The Strathcona Wilderness Centre and Waskehegan Staging Area. … Continue reading

Posted in Western Canada | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

From the Sea to the Snow

We experience Honduran punctuality. We leave Deep Blue at 7:30 for the boat ride into town.  Our bags had gone at 6:30. The truck and van taxis were supposed to meet us at the Deep Blue Dive Shop to take … Continue reading

Posted in Utila, Honduras | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment