Category Archives: Western Canada

Travels within Western Canada

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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Paddle 2, Tolman Bridge to Morrin Bridge

Kayaking from the Tolman Bridge to the Morrin Bridge, near Drumheller. Continue reading

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Paddle 1, Bleriot Ferry to Drumheller

Our first day of kayaking the Red Deer River, from the Bleriot Ferry into Drumheller. 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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Debbie has been wanting and planning to swim across lake Okanagan for 5 years. Today the plan is implemented. 2.1KM from the old ferry dock on the west side of lake to the main park in downtown Kelowna. 1300 people … Continue reading

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Getting Old? Smelling the Roses

The roses are smelling stronger. We keep seeing smaller and less significant things. Flowers on the side of the trail. Clouds that look like a zeppelin or a dog chasing a rabbit or something. On the way to Vernon and … Continue reading

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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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