Travel Blogs from Edmonton, Canada

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2 weeks till departure!!!, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

2 weeks till departure!!!

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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Wow, the last few months have gone by fast. got married, sold the house, moved out and started planning our year long adventure.  Now we sit 2 weeks out, trying not to go crazy with excitement for the year ahead.    We finally booked our ...

K2's favourites, unfavourables and best adventures, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

K2's favourites, unfavourables and best adventures

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... are just our opinions and want everyone to get out and explore, you will never regret it. There is an amazing world to see, and Canada is just such a small part of it.  Thank you everyone for following the blog and we truly were touched by all the ...

And the journey begins, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

And the journey begins

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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Just waiting for our first flight to Iceland, via Toronto. A tear filled goodbye but well wishes. Talk to you soon. ...

Edmonton, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

Edmonton

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: After 28 hours on a bus we arrived in Edmonton just in time for the Canada Day celebrations. What a way to be introduced to Greyhound - 28hrs on a bus. The characters are 'interesting' but it was actually better than flying because we stopped every ...

What we have learned about travel and ourselves, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

What we have learned about travel and ourselves

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... of the ocean (my first moment actually), or I am in Botswana listening to lions call and watching the sunset, or I am in Canada listening to the wind whisper to me through the trees on top of this trailhead. We will covet these moments when they happen ...

The Photo Journal project, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

The Photo Journal project

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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As a final entry to this blog we wanted to share a project we worked on while we were away.  When we embarked on this journey we wanted to do something that we could carry through the whole trip. Something we could do in each country that we ...

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THE "JOHNNY'S" DO EDMONTON (LUST FOR LIFE)

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... with this for the next hour. From Harry and Irene's stop, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Adam and I hitchhiked the six hours to Edmonton ourselves. Our subsequent driver, Marv the business owner, served us our first "road cokes" of the trip. Adam and I ...

Road Trip, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

Road Trip

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... I was seeing police cars so I didn't drive too long, but I can claim driving in two Canadian provinces now! Finally reaching Edmonton just before lunch on Sunday. Edmonton has, what they claim is (I cant guarantee it!) the Worlds Biggest Mall - I ...

A tour with Janet, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

A tour with Janet

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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... .  This import could explain why I have run into so many Quebecois in Alberta, known unofficially as the english capital of Canada.  Another quick side note as I was walking to the Legislature there were magpies everywhere.  They are a beautiful bird ...

Well it's july 25 and i eagerly wait the ..., Edmonton, Canada travel blog

Well it's july 25 and i eagerly wait the ...

A travel blog entry by worldismycanvas

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Well it's July 25 and I eagerly wait the selling of the house and our departure...The thought of saying good bye to everyone is very heart wrenching but I know that I will be back soon enough and at least have email and the web and phone ...

West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

West Edmonton Mall

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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... home though was the high level bridge.  It is an old tin bridge that stretches over the forest that cuts straight through Edmonton.  There I could see all that Edmonton had to offer which included quite a bit of greenery.  I will have to check that ...

The last tour, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

The last tour

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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... information on places to see in Edmonton.  I checked it out and I had seen everything in the small brochure expect the Fort Edmonton Park, a historical town.  I decided to endeavor to take a bus there so I sat and waited for fifteen minutes for no bus ...

Changing Places, Changing Faces... Again, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

Changing Places, Changing Faces... Again

A travel blog entry by onceinalifetime

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A leisurely day in Edmonton, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

A leisurely day in Edmonton

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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... past a high school class who had just come back from a canoe trip along the North Saskatchewan River which runs through the centre of Edmonton.  I hiked up the other side all the way to the Royal Alberta Museum.  But before I got there I did stop off at ...

Hostel Characters, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

Hostel Characters

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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... I told her it is worth seeing.  Hopefully she isn't too disappointed.  Ju Kyoung is a Korean woman who came to Edmonton to live in Canada for a year.  I helped her tonight to find a couple of places to try to get for cheap to live.  I was up till 3 ...

The last day at the hostel, I mean Edmonton, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

The last day at the hostel, I mean Edmonton

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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... blogs before going to check out the two places I neglected yesterday.  I need to also go down my checklist of places to check out in Edmonton and try to get them all done today.  I am going to go to a great noodle place for lunch and tonight I am ...

A quick morning, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

A quick morning

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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... the station was not located downtown so I gave in.  It cost me $22 dollars but Lloyd did take me right to the HI Edmonton so I wasn't too concerned about the cost.  Lloyd was quite amusing either way.  His vocabulary had "eh" in every second word and ...

Go Flames Go!, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

Go Flames Go!

A travel blog entry by cobi

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... novelty of chaos had well and truly warn off. It's certainly a festive time for Ian to see Calgary. Yesterday we headed up to Edmonton, Liz and Sarah picked us up belatedly from the bus depot, and we headed over to the mall. I've been a bit crook ...

Passing through, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

Passing through

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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The VIA Rail life, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

The VIA Rail life

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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... a certain type of person to work for VIA Rail.  Isca can get off at her home base in Winnipeg and then get called to work another 6 days the next morning.  But you get to travel anywhere in Canada for free, positives versus ...

The Choo Choo Crew, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

The Choo Choo Crew

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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So back on the train again, for one last time before I end my trip.  It is the same thing as the last time.  It is one big community on here.  The crew instantly recognizes me as a writer and I asked if I could get into the enclosed sleeping ...

Okay i'll admit right now that i kind of ..., Edmonton, Canada travel blog

Okay i'll admit right now that i kind of ...

A travel blog entry by bradleyt

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... place, most of the time in Chapters and HMV (it heartened me to see that Slap Shot was the #9 top selling video in Edmonton). Once I started getting an extreme headache I decided it was time to move on. I headed over to the Alberta Legislative Grounds ...

And It's Done, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

And It's Done

A travel blog entry by justen

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After 14+ hours travelling yesterday, I'm finally back home. Still sunburnt and in a wee bit of pain, but aloe vera is my friend. To give you an idea how I spent that time yesterday, here is a summary of what I watched on the planes: Movies -Miss ...

Preparations, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

Preparations

A travel blog entry by justen

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... now, I have a fairly solid itinerary, but after Brussels, I'm keeping my options more open and may make a few changes as I travel. Edmonton-Dublin (Plane) Jul 9-10 Dublin (w/ jet lag recovery) Jul 11-14 Dublin-London (Train) Jul 15 London Jul 16-19 ...

Travel Talk #1 - Travelling in Europe, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

Travel Talk #1 - Travelling in Europe

A travel blog entry by justen

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Tonight I was at the first of three travel talks from the Travel Shop I plan to attend. This one was entitled "Travelling in Europe" and featured speakers from Contiki, TravelCuts, and Hostelling International. Overall I didn't find this particular ...

A Deep Breath Before the Plunge, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

A Deep Breath Before the Plunge

A travel blog entry by justen

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It's after 2.00a and I have just finished the majority of my packing. The past 4 months since the last entry have been full of life, but not until the last week has my life been full of this trip. Last-minute preparations took over and I've been ...

Cheesecake, Carmella, Chocolate And Crying, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

Cheesecake, Carmella, Chocolate And Crying

A travel blog entry by bambi

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... , you have plenty of time afterwards to say goodbye to whoever have taken you there. Unfortunately it doesn't work that way in Edmonton International Airport when flying via USA. Once you are checked in, you have to go towards the security check and the ...

Welcome to our travel blog!, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

Welcome to our travel blog!

A travel blog entry by strosequebec

Greetings to everyone who asked to sign up as a contact on our travel blog! I have added all the names I received before 10 p.m. to the contact list and I will send this out as a test message to you all. When we update the blog, you will receive an ...

Five More Sleeps, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

Five More Sleeps

A travel blog entry by andieontheloose

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Well only five sleeps left. Whew. Needless to say, I'm getting rather nervous. Excited as well, but mostly scared out of my mind. All part of the experience I suppose. I'd rather just skip the whole "gonna crap my pants" feeling and be completely ...

The Adventure Begins!, Edmonton, Canada travel blog

The Adventure Begins!

A travel blog entry by cdaberer

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Hello Friends! Well, after a successful year as a Residence Coordinator at the University of Alberta, I have decided to treat myself to a fantastic vacation getaway! The Plan: 1) One week in Fiji where I will explore the Yasawa island chain; 2) ...

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