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Moraine Lake

Throw on Some Shoes and Hike Alberta

It happens every year like clockwork. Fall comes around, the leaves turn yellow, the nights get shorter and the sun still heats my skin. Then the itch comes. The itch to hike. Why do I not hike more throughout the year? I don’t know. Things get busy. Schedules are packed and in the heat of […]

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High on life at a colour run. Photo credit: memories_by_mike (Flickr)

Travel to Sweat

Let’s be clear, I don’t personally travel to sweat, but I know a whole load of people that do and I’m fascinated. A retired colleague is currently away in glorious Switzerland running up a mountain. For fun. I kid you not, I’ve seen the course map. He’s literally running 42 km uphill. The marathon ends at the […]

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alberta road trip

Two Weeks in Alberta – Part 2

So, you’ve seen some dinosaurs, stuffed your gut with fried food at the Stampede and visited the world heritage site at Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. Or, if you’ve missed it, here’s the whole Part 1 itinerary. Now it’s time to hit the might rocky mountains. Give yourself a good stretch of time here. Three to […]

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Prairie

Two Weeks in Alberta – Part 1

Travel Tuesday was well-timed this week, as I’m in the midst of planning for my sister-in-law and her husband’s visit to Calgary this summer. I’ve said to friends and family many times, “Come visit Alberta, you’ll love it.” I stand by that. But, when you suddenly have two weeks of travel to host, you seriously […]

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