Category Archives: travel

Day 16: Kamloops, BC

After we walked the kids to school this morning, Mattie, Gord & I headed for Kamloops.  It’s only 1 1/2 hours northwest of here.  Along the way we stopped at a place called Ranch Café which was decorated with a western … Continue reading

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Day 14: Vernon, B.C.

Walked with Jasmine to school today.  It’s not a long walk and it was very pleasant outside.  My sister and I ran a few errands, I got pictures of a few of the murals around town, and we picked up … Continue reading

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Day 13: Vernon, B.C.

My sister, her husband, and I went to church with the kids this morning.  First I took a nice picture of the kids in front of their house with their dad and dad’s girlfriend. Back row: Thomas, Diana, and Coda; … Continue reading

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Heading West — Day 11

Arrived at my final western destination — Vernon, British Columbia — about 4:30 this afternoon Pacific Time.  An uneventful trip with some construction delays and except for those places where traffic piled up to wait for the go-ahead, there was … Continue reading

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Day 10: Calgary, Alberta

Today I got a good tour around Calgary.  We saw the pedestrian/cyclist Peace Bridge that spans the Bow River at Memorial Drive.  It was built without any supports going into the river and is in Canadian red which helps it to … Continue reading

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Day 9: Drumheller, Alberta

The weather didn’t cooperate today, so we weren’t able to go down to the coulee (western talk for a ravine) to see what we could find on the surface in the way of dinosaur bones.  I was hoping to get … Continue reading

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Day 8: Visiting in Airdrie, Alberta

Day 8 and it was nice to have a rather relaxing day in Airdrie and area.  My sister-in-law and I went shopping first thing as I didn’t bring a fall jacket with me and it was quite cold the last two … Continue reading

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