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13 Hiking Trails Near Calgary

13 Hiking Trails Near Calgary

By on May 2, 2017 in Alberta Hikes, All Hikes, Easy Hikes for Kids and Families | 0 comments

We have compiled a short-list of 13 fun hikes to try near Calgary, AB.  We tried to stay within a three hour drive of Calgary; and while this is not an extensive list of hikes available to you, it does highlight a few sensational hiking trails to try in Banff National park, Jasper National Park and the Ya Ha Tina area. This list should help you get the most out of...

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Banff Bucket List

Banff Bucket List

By on Apr 30, 2017 in Alberta Hikes, Easy Hikes for Kids and Families | 0 comments

According to the Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary a Bucket List is defined as: “A list of things that one has not done before, but wants to do before dying.”  Pretty straight forward right? I have a massive Bucket List I wish to accomplish.  And when I asked, what things should a person see while in Banff National Park,  a friend of mine threw out a...

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The Great American Eclipse of August 2017

The Great American Eclipse of August 2017

By on Apr 26, 2017 in History | 2 comments

Ok Campers! Camping and Hiking season will soon be upon us.  Well, it may already be upon you if you’re not afraid to do a little winter camping.  For me however, I prefer to wait for warmer, less snowy weather. As we begin to gear up for the new season, I wanted to point out an interesting astronomical event that will be happening this summer. Great American...

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Stop Being A Doormat | 3 Ways To Change The Situation.

Stop Being A Doormat | 3 Ways To Change The Situation.

By on Apr 25, 2017 in Inspiration & Musings by Natalie | 0 comments

Congratulations, you have earned a Big Brown Star! Wait …Brown Star? Don’t you mean Silver Star or Gold Star? No, I have the color correct.  I mean the big fat Hersey Kiss star you usually find decorating the inside of a pair of overly used undies.   This type of star is usually handed out by a highly respected family member or group.  Their opinion, colors an...

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The Bullion Pit Mine

The Bullion Pit Mine

By on Mar 24, 2017 in History, Points of interests | 0 comments

The Bullion Pit and the Drop Pit Mine The Bullion Pit, was once called the’ Largest Hydraulic Placer Mine in the World. This astonishing man-made gorge now stands as a silent tribute to man’s ability to move mountains and his tenacity in the hunt for Gold. Located just 3 Miles downriver from the town of Likely BC, the Bullion Pit measures over 3 Kilometers in...

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