Category : Province

We headed south on Hwy 36 just east of Forestburg (on Hwy 53) to make our way to Milk River. The road and the drive were lovely and represented some wonderful Alberta prairies scenery. It took us through the Brooks area and Taber (don’t forget to get some corn). Further south of Taber was the Chin Lakes Campground along the …

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Meeting Creek Alberta

Every year we try and meet up with family for an August long weekend camp out. We are pretty much guaranteed a terrific time, lots of chatting and laughing, lots of food, and an occasionally rainstorm. This year did not disappoint.  The camp out was held on a ball field in Meeting Creek, smack dab in the middle of the …

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Edberg Alberta

We hung out in Alberta for a few weeks visiting family and some friends that Norm had not seen in many, many years. Part of the visit meant staying on the farm and having wonderful views of the large, beautiful prairie skies AND being fed like a king and queen. Thanks to family!!   Campground: Farms and ball fields – …

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We drive to Canada several times a year and we like to change up our route every time but there are still only so many ways to get from one point to another. We love Banff and Jasper due to the sheer beauty but we detest the crowds. It’s a love/hate relationship but still one we endure and enjoy every …

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Radium Hot Springs

Radium Hot Springs is a small town in British Columbia just south of the entrance to Kootenay National Park and about a 1 1/2 hour drive to Banff National Park in Alberta. The town is known for its mineral springs, an odourless hot pool full of minerals and kept at around 37-40 degrees Celsius. There is also a swimming pool …

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Wasa Lake Provincial Park - British Columbia

We headed out of Canmore early to find ourselves with a bit of drizzle coming down. This meant our quick trip through Banff would be a bit overcast but that was fine with us. The roads were almost empty, the mountains had an eerie look with low clouds, and we spotted a bit of wildlife here and there along with …

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Written on Jun, 13, 2015 by in , , , , | 2 Comments.
Downtown Canmore Alberta on a cloudy day

We drive to Canada frequently so we like to  switch things up a bit and take different routes and stay at different campgrounds along the way. Driving over the Rockies at the southern most point in Canada, via Crowsnest Pass, is the easiest with respect to both traffic and with elevation gain/descent. But once in a while we like to …

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Those Young Guys - Central Alberta

Here we are hanging in central Alberta and mooching off relatives and friends. Isn’t life wonderful? We visited a few farms and ate and drank until we couldn’t move anymore. Our hiking has vanished as we soak in the atmosphere and good times.   Oh well…we are having a terrific time and experiencing wonderful weather. Some of the things we …

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Written on Jun, 06, 2015 by in , , , , | 2 Comments.
Oldman Dam Provincial Recreation Area

We’re headed north to British Columbia and Alberta in Canada for a few weeks visiting friends and family. We have been having lovely weather so it was a terrific drive north. We like to take our time and get stopped by early afternoon. We headed up through Idaho via part of the International Selkirk Loop and into British Columbia and …

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Those Young Guys - Wildlife in The North

It’s that time of year when many RVers are working away busily preparing (if not already on their way) for their long awaited trip to Alaska, the wild frontier!  When talking to other RVers, the subject of “Driving to Alaska” comes up now and again as we sit around the campfire.  The discussions usually revolve around “the routes, campgrounds, roads, …

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