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Big Knife Provincial Park

It is good to get away from the day to day routine even when you’re retired and don’t really have the pressure of a ‘job’. We thought we could sneak in a couple of days of kayaking and went camping. … Continue reading

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Camping and Kayaking in Southern Alberta

We spent the last week camping in southern Alberta. This time, as most times camping, we had no access to internet. So this is a postscript to the trip. We headed to the far south of Alberta, the destination is … 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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Camping in mid September

Sitting at our picnic table in site # 64 in Murray Doell Campground, watching the loons swim by on the lake, I realize that it is extremely quiet. No people noise, no traffic noise, no human noises. Just nature. The … Continue reading

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Meadow Lake Provincial Park, Day 2

Cold, eeew it is cold. Numbers say it is 10 but the air says it is a lot colder. Thought I could get out of the tent and survive with my fuzzy on, but nope. Touque, fuzzy, anorak, socks, mitts, … Continue reading

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Meadow Lake Provincial Park, Saskatchewan

Some sage advice. Don’t travel highway 28 east for the next while. Start out today and leave early on what is to be about a four hour trip. Yeah well, we do not travel more than a few kilometres without … Continue reading

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Two Days Camping at Kootenay Plains, Alberta

Two days in the mountains. Time for a change of scenery. Haven’t been camping this year so we pack up and head to the mountains. Being able to go mid week is a bonus because the likelihood of finding a … Continue reading

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BC up; BC down

Every time I get on my bike, I’m going up or down. On the prairies we ride all over hell’s 1/2 acre looking for some kind of incline, sometimes for fun, sometimes for fitness. Here I look for a flat … Continue reading

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Car Camping

We are heading to the West Coast in a couple of days.  Murray’s aunt is turning 100 years old next weekend and we are going out to Victoria to help celebrate.  The next weekend R is throwing a “PhD” Party … Continue reading

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