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North Saskatchewan River – 50 St to Riverside Nature Trail, Arrrr

We leave our pirate hats and eye patches on land and paddle the North Saskatchewan River as kayakers in training. In training for our Desolation Sound tour, which will be approx 15 km a day for six days. Today’s paddle … Continue reading

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Kayaking Devon, Alberta to Laurier Heights in Edmonton, Alberta

Kayaking the North Saskatchewan River from Devon, Alberta to Laurier Heights in Edmonton. Continue reading

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The North Saskatchewan River Through Edmonton, Alberta

Kayaking the North Saskatchewan River through Edmonton, Alberta. Continue reading

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The Road Home

We spend time at Buffalo lake practicing partner and self rescue with our kayaks. Continue reading

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Edmonton to the Bleriot Ferry Campground, on the Red Deer River

Travelling from Edmonton to the Bleriot Ferry Campground, outside Drumheller to do some kayaking on the Red Deer River. Continue reading

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Big Knife Provincial Park, Alberta

COVID 19 has dashed all of our travel plans for this year. So where should we travel?? Alberta! No borders to cross and no long hours travelling. We load up our camping gear and kayaks and drive about two hours south east of Edmonton to Big Knife Provincial Park. It is along Hwy 855, near Forestburg, along the Battle River. Continue reading

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Singapore!

After one short flight and two very long flights, we are in Singapore. Before talking about Singapore, I need to make a comment about security at the Edmonton airport. How can 3 of our 4 carry on bags, plus Murray’s … 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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Tour of Alberta 2016 Stage 5

Today’s the final stage of the Tour of Alberta and it is a circuit race through downtown Edmonton and its river valley. The event is about the riders and the race but it also it about meeting friends and fellow riders, swimmers, triathletes … Continue reading

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Tour of Alberta 2016 Time Trial

Our day starts with the ITU Elite Women’s Triathlon down at Hawrelak Park in Edmonton, followed by the Elite Men’s Triathlon and then the Tour of Alberta Stage 4 Time Trial. The wind is chilly, the sky grey. Even though … Continue reading

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