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Calgary, Alberta, Canada ~ Peace Bridge and Heritage Park

August 5th and 6th ~ Calgary, Canada We took our time driving to Calgary after a long day of dinosaur hunting and a late night at Wal-Mart. The drive was beautiful and we soaked up the scenery. 

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Alberta, Canada ~ Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology

August 4th ~ Drumheller, Alberta We decided to tell about our day hunting dinosaurs in two parts – where they are found, and where they are on display. In case you missed the first part of the story, you can … Continue reading

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Alberta, Canada ~ Dinosaur Provincial Park

August 3 & 4th ~Dinosaur Provincial Park, Near Brooks, Alberta, Canada The dinosaur story is best told in two parts – where they have been found (Dinosaur Provincial Park), and where they are displayed (Royal Tyrrell Museum). The two places … Continue reading

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Fort Macleod ~ North West Mounted Police and First Nations Interpretive Center

August 3rd ~ Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada Fort Macleod is one of those rough and tumble kind of towns where you want to drive slowly down one street after another just to admire the old architecture and get the flavor … Continue reading

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Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

August 2nd ~ Near Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada EDITORS NOTE: The contents of this post are rather graphic as native buffalo hunting methods are described. I am not attempting to justify or condone the ancient ways, but to simply report what … Continue reading

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Remington Carriage Museum ~ Have you ever had a museum all to yourself?

August 1st ~ Cardston, Alberta, Canada Remington Carriage Museum Finding the largest collection of horse-drawn carriages in North America in the tiny town of Cardston (Alberta, Canada), with a population of just over 3500, is not what one might expect. 

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Waterton Lakes ~ Looking for a Moose and Cameron Lake

July 29th ~ Cameron Lake The kind lady at the Visitors Center had given us her best recommendations for where we might possibly find a moose. She also stressed that early mornings and late evenings were the best time to … Continue reading

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Glacier National Park ~ St Mary, Going-to-the-Sun Road and Waterton Lake Preview

July 25th ~ Completed the Going-to-the-Sun Road We only had one day left in Glacier National Park and wanted to complete the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Earlier on the trip we had driven from Apgar to Logan Pass and then taken the … Continue reading

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Glacier National Park ~ Building a Compound, Many Glacier and a Boat Ride

July 22 – 24th ~ Chewing Black Bones Campground We were sad to pack up and depart our fab spot at Apgar Campground, right on Lake McDonald, but it was time to move on and explore a different region of … Continue reading

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Glacier National Park ~ Trail of the Cedars and John Lake Trail

July 21st ~ Glacier National Park We are still camped at Apgar Campground and venturing out from there. Two more hikes were selected with variety, photo opportunities and not being too strenuous in mind: Trail of the Cedars and Johns … Continue reading

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