Monthly Archives: December 2011

Hotel, Motel….Yotel?

Any way you slice it travelling to Europe from Calgary is a long haul and if your final destination is not London, Frankfurt or Amsterdam a change of planes and a looooong layover will be your reality. The last time … Continue reading

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Whooping it up on the Kicking Horse

They say the Kicking Horse River gets its name from a fella that, while on the river, actually got kicked by a horse and was knocked out for days and nearly died but lived to ride on…wonder if he didn’t … Continue reading

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A boy and an ATV…

My husband has had his heart set on doing some solid ATVing for awhile so I decided that a great anniversary present would be a whole afternoon in the back country with 500CC at our disposal.  We hooked up with … Continue reading

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I found myself – in a drag queen’s closet…

Travel is exhilarating for many reasons but more than anything travel takes you from your daily routine and allows you to see your life from a different perspective.  Travel is often the catalyst for self reflection, definition and change.  For … Continue reading

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Our mid-summer’s dream (aka Kelowna)

The road from Calgary to Kelowna is a stunning 6 hour tour worthy of National Geographic. It is one of my very favourite drives as foothills turn into mountains and mountains morph into lush farmland ending in a glorious crystal … Continue reading

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Scottsdale…art mecca?!

Not the caption I envisioned using to describe this trip. Scottsdale become for me a bit of an onion, I had a preconceived notion of what it was about (which was in itself off base) and as I peeled back … Continue reading

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