Tag Archives: Canada

Pyramid Lake, Jasper

With the last day being a travel day, we headed to Pyramid lake, so the boys could play, and we could all have lunch, and enjoy being here for a little longer before heading home.  It is a nice spot, … Continue reading

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Athabasca Glacier, Jasper

Since Beauty creek wasn’t too far away from the visitors centre, we drove down to check it out.  They do have an exhibit, but it was being redone.  The boys had fun, and the icefields parkway is always an amazing … Continue reading

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Beauty Creek, Jasper

A hike I had over look, we ended up hiking beauty creek.  This trail was amazing and with few people nice and quiet.  I can’t really say much more, it was amazing.  

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Medicine Lake, Jasper

The road to Maligne Lake had reopened, so we drove up to take a look.  The burnt forest was visible around the Medicine Lake turn off. Even with all the burnt trees, it is still a beautiful area.

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Atlas Coal Mine

I had seen the Atlas Coal Mine on tv and wanted to check it out.  On arrival C really wanted to go on a tour, which was a huge change from last year, were he begged not to. With the … Continue reading

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Weekend In Drumheller

With no vacation time, we planned weekend trips.  As we headed for Drumheller a storm warning was issued, we decided to go anyway, thinking this would make it quieter (Not So). Arriving there, it was busy, most the local campgrounds … Continue reading

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Day 3 Exploring Jasper

We started the day with a walk around Athabasca Falls, a beautiful spot.   Then we dropped the trailer and headed to Maligne Lake, to talk the boat tour to Spirit Island.  This is a spectacular area, and a fun … Continue reading

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Calgary Zoo

With only a day in Calgary, we choose to check out the zoo.  I had not visited before the flood, but I saw no sign of damage from the flood. The boys loved it, an amazing dinosaur area, and lots … Continue reading

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Boler Gets a New Tug

This year I wanted to get something a little bigger to tow the trailer, so we can throw bikes, canoe and other toys on as well.  Since this vehicle will only be for camping (I will use a company truck … Continue reading

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Slave Lake Day Trip

With lots to get done on the may long weekend, we stayed around home, but on the last day we took a quick road trip up to Slave Lake.  It is a bit of a drive from Edmonton, but the … Continue reading

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