Monthly Archives: October 2013

First time gold panning

After another visit to Fort Steel (a heritage village just outside of Cranbrook BC), I learned that the North Saskatchewan river here in Edmonton has good panning and unlike BC most places along the river are no eligible for claims. … Continue reading

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Muttard Conservatory Edmonton

Every year in September the City of Edmonton has a free admission day, where city attractions are free to visit.  We decided to check out the Muttard Conservatory, one attraction I knew very little about. It was an interesting place, … Continue reading

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Trip to the Edmonton Zoo

This was the boys first visit to a zoo, and they had fun.  Their favorite part was the petting zoo.  It was often hard to find the animals, which struck me, if we can’t see them in a small space … Continue reading

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Devon Bike Park, Voyageur Park

While living in BC I regularly took the boys to the local bike parks, but moving to Edmonton the city has none of these parks.  Luckily Devon, only a 20 minute drive from our place has been building a bike … Continue reading

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Big Lake Ducks Unlimited Walk

With Big Lake having little access I wasn’t ready to give up on exploring this area, so with an internet search we headed out to give it another try. I was surprised that the Ducks unlimited property allowed hunting, walking … Continue reading

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Rock Lake Provincial Park Alberta

Another great trip to Rock rock, it is a beautiful place and much quieter than many other rocky mountain stops.  The boys where especially looking forward to this trip as we were meeting friends there. The stars were amazing, so … Continue reading

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