Travel Blogs from Calgary, Canada

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Europe becons, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Europe becons

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Summmy Rummy Doo Wop? CANADA SUMMARY Highlights: - Lowlights: - Places Visited: ? Days Visited: ??-Days Budget: GBP ?.?? per day per person (1GBP=?????) Total Distance travelled: ????kms Cost of transport: GBP ??.??(Rail, Road, Water) 1Km ...

birthday antics and NHL, Calgary, Canada travel blog

birthday antics and NHL

A travel blog entry by cobi

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... experience to be. We drank cups of beer and heckled Pheonix, laughed at the half time entertainment and cheered when Calgary scored their way to victory. Everyone grumbled that there wasn't enough fighting though. They had that stupid organ music ...

Winter Wonderland!, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Winter Wonderland!

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Happy New Year Everyone! Well, here we are in Calgary, people said we were mad to come to Canada in the winter and the minus 25 temperatures have been a tad on the cold side, but we've really enjoyed exploring this amazing winter wonderland. We said ...

Getting ready to leave cowtown..., Calgary, Canada travel blog

Getting ready to leave cowtown...

A travel blog entry by jay29

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All my worldly possessions - sitting in a mini-storage unit in Calgary.  We'll see 'em five or six or seven months.  maybe.   ...

Destination: Nippon, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Destination: Nippon

A travel blog entry by corisan

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In less than an hour, Mom will be here to pick Dad & I up and drive us to the airport hotel. Our adventure begins tomorrow morning at 4 am, and neither of us wanted to waste 45 minutes driving from home at that time of day. I can barely believe that ...

Easter, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Easter

A travel blog entry by cobi

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... , Easter signifies the beginning of the end. Traditional religious significance aside, of course. I have exactly 20 days remaining in Calgary. Next Friday is Bermuda Shorts Day, the last day of lectures before the summer holidays. On Good Friday we ...

kinesiology and multimedia, Calgary, Canada travel blog

kinesiology and multimedia

A travel blog entry by cobi

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I'm starting to get into the swing of things... get over jet lag, register class locations in my spatially challenged mind, know my bus timetable and stuff like that. I have to say it sucks not having a car like I do at home, but then I wouldn't want to ...

Not to know is bad not to wish to know is ..., Calgary, Canada travel blog

Not to know is bad not to wish to know is ...

A travel blog entry by bradleyt

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... seat 6 worshippers but the highlight of the trail is a stop at an outlook over top of Horse-Thief Canyon. On the way to Calgary I also stopped at (a different) Horseshoe Canyon for some hiking. I arrived at Tara's house in Calgary just in time to watch ...

Why did I decide to spend 3 days here, again?, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Why did I decide to spend 3 days here, again?

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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... , a tiny little chapel (clutching at straws here).  After a comfy night's sleep on the couch, I went to explore Calgary a little more. The main downtown street is fairly pleasant, lined with restaurants and shops. Quite like the Oracle in Reading. ...

Road Trip - Luxeries and disappointment, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Road Trip - Luxeries and disappointment

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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... On the way in we spotted the old winter olympic stadium, so went to check it out...afterall this was the only thing i knew about Calgary...it was the home of the winter olympics in 1988 and the setting of the Cool Runnings movie! It was cool. The stadium ...

Farewell Trevor, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Farewell Trevor

A travel blog entry by rossport

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... to B&B's and the only two that really stick in our minds are the Elephant and castle pub in Bloxham and here in downtown calgary they have both been spectacular so if you need email addies for both these places please don,t hesitate to contact me. so ...

Bombings in London, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Bombings in London

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

Wow... just heard the news about the bombings in London. Hard to believe I was there less than a week ago. Thank god for my angels watching over me. It's weird to hear stuff like that, to think that you were just there. And to think that my original ...

Calgary Rocks and so does baby Spencer!, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Calgary Rocks and so does baby Spencer!

A travel blog entry by steph_444

... I got back from Calgary today. Took a little trip with my mom to see my uncle and aunt and new baby cousin Spencer. I love Calgary and I had such a good time there. Gerry, Kari you guys were so great and I loved it all. Thanks for everything. Spencer ...

Bigfooting it to Calgary and the Stampede!, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Bigfooting it to Calgary and the Stampede!

A travel blog entry by raniroo

... They had a nature sweat house. Then a brief overnight stop back in Banff where I then caught the bus to......... Arriving in Calgary. I was looking forward to one week of the Calgary Stampede. Cowboy country. And I ended up buying cowboy boots and a ...

The Dash Across the Plains, Calgary, Canada travel blog

The Dash Across the Plains

A travel blog entry by josie.scott

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... the trees thinned out to the occasional cypress or poplar in a protected gulch, but the horizon stretched for miles. We landed in Calgary this evening.  Tomorrow, we head for the mountains, but it is likely to rain.  Nonetheless, we have already ...

Back in cowtown, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Back in cowtown

A travel blog entry by skye

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Of course two weeks in Calgary has flown by. The highlights: seeing more friends and my Dad, a huge Christmas dinner, a trip to Eckville, movies, more shopping, more eating, and surviving court! We are finally completely done with all things associated ...

YYC departure, Calgary, Canada travel blog

YYC departure

A travel blog entry by melissa.johnson

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... ; LHR Our original flight time was to be 2132 with a delay until 2345; this was due to mechanical problems in London to Calgary. As I wait with all my friends we get to share in some tales of school and previous travel experience. Boarding As boarding ...

Another thing done, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Another thing done

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

Yesterday became the big day without even having planned it. I handed in my resignation. I was going to do it this Friday, but yesterday afternoon I just thought, why wait? So I quickly wrote up my letter and handed it to my boss. Given how many ...

Goin' to China!, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Goin' to China!

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

... in an attempt to save money for our RTW trip starting in November, that our vacation days this year would be spent just camping within Canada. Well, that plan lasted all of about.. a week? The other night John looked at me and said he's been thinking of ...

OOPS, Calgary, Canada travel blog

OOPS

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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OOPS!  It appears it went to everyone - so much for the experiment - I thought I could send it to just a couple of people to test it.  Honestly, I will not be like spam.......you will not receive hourly messages with nothing inside and you do ...

Ride a Bull at the Calgary Stampede, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Ride a Bull at the Calgary Stampede

A travel blog entry by teresatraveler

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Held every July in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the Calgary Stampede is a ten-day event, which bills itself as The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, attracting over one million visitors and featuring the world's largest rodeo, a parade, midway, stage shows, ...

Day 5 Tipis, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Day 5 Tipis

A travel blog entry by antonymgibson

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We visited the Crowfoot Crossing historical site, a native owned tourist /education facility 1.5 hours east of Calgary. A new and impressive building, the exhibits told the story of the local indian peoples who had been driven into the camps when their ...

Day 3 We join the Canadian Club, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Day 3 We join the Canadian Club

A travel blog entry by antonymgibson

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... , etc, but I think the over-the-topness of the Angelians must be too much after a while. It was fantastic to be welcomed at Calgary airport by Barbara. Calgary is still boomtown from the oil and gas industry, and has the obligatory massive new freeways ...

South to the Border, Lake Louise, Banff Springs, Calgary, Canada travel blog

South to the Border

A travel blog entry by nursephoto

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... and the slope is wet grass and straw. Kind of neat, I bet. (Did not take any pictures for some unknown reason.) Calgary's "Outdoor Shopping Mall" There is a part Calgary great for the shopper. About 6 or 8 blocks of downtown is blocked off to ...

Still packing, still in calgary, Canada travel blog

Still packing

A travel blog entry by ajmawson

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Lets see if this ...

The Day Has Finally Arrived!, Calgary, Canada travel blog

The Day Has Finally Arrived!

A travel blog entry by elfordfamily

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... nbsp; It had been so many years, months and days of planning it was surreal to actually hand the keys to our lives in Calgary over and get on that plane to Christchurch. The flight was surprisingly easy for how far we flew. The direct flight from ...

Back to work I go..., Calgary, Canada travel blog

Back to work I go...

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

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It's Friday - my last weekday off before I head back to work. I am excited to go back to work, but am also kind of sad about it. I have really enjoyed this time off and really enjoy being in the comfort of my home. But, with that being said, I am also ...

The house is sold!, Calgary, Canada travel blog

The house is sold!

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

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OMG, what a crazy week it has been.  Got the official offer letter from Australia on Sunday, by Monday night we were signing on with a Real Estate agent to sell our house.  Friday the house officially went on the market, Saturday was the first ...

Less than 2 weeks - plans and excitement grow!, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Less than 2 weeks - plans and excitement grow!

A travel blog entry by burcsgoneagain

Hi All! Just under 2 weeks until I leave now. I am looking to try and wrap up a good portion of the accommodations I require in Zew Zealand this weekend. Only issue is our Loonie is diving right now against the Kiwi buck! Lost something like 5 cents in ...

Time for an update I suppose, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Time for an update I suppose

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

... last weekend (May long).  Neil joined us and it was a fun and relaxing weekend, and the weather was great compared to Calgary - it snowed here while we were away!!!  Meanwhile we were out in shorts and tank tops in the Okanagan! :)  Love ...

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