Travel Blogs from Calgary, Canada

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Carmella's poem, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Carmella's poem

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

We've been having a discussion on Travelpod's forums about how many people think they can't travel like some of us do. Carmella (username: whereshegoes - a definite read!!) wrote a poem about it, and I thought I would share it. It's a bit of a harsh ...

Day 74-76/Chuck Wagon Parade/Race/Extravaganza!!, Calgary Alberta, Canada travel blog

Day 74-76/Chuck Wagon Parade/Race/Extravaganza!!

A travel blog entry by 10sandy


July 12th - Today we got up early as we had to meet at 6:30 a.m. to take the C-Train into City Center in Calgary to line up for the Chuck Wagon Parade through the city streets for about an hour. They take the first 100 people and we all made it all ...

Countdown has begun!, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Countdown has begun!

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

Well, the countdown has begun, so I figured it was time to start a pod for "the trip". I'm sure everyone is getting sick of hearing about our impending plans, so this way I can keep the plans here and those that are sick of hearing about don't have to ...

Home sweet Home, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Home sweet Home

A travel blog entry by therasp


... first by the climate, then by the routines of western life, by my neice who transformed from a sleeping 2month baby into a 8 month curious human, to friends getting engaged and having babies, by the business boom in DOES change in ...

back in Cowtown, Calgary, Canada travel blog

back in Cowtown

A travel blog entry by skye

... ready in hand the moment I stepped off the plane. Now that, ladies and gentlemen, is love. First impressions: from the plane, Calgary is brown. And flat. I had forgotten how incredibly brown and flat it is. Even though it was a sunny day, it doesn't ...

The company of strangers, Calgary, Canada travel blog

The company of strangers

A travel blog entry by cyclinginaskirt


... flat tyres an increasingly buckled back wheel and deteriorating front one meant that I have truly limped and wobbled my way into Calgary.  The challenge is physical certainly, but equally, if not more so, a psychological one. How else can I convince ...

Being past the countdown, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Being past the countdown

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife


It's funny how you are so busy counting down the days until (fill in the blank), but once you get to the last few days, you just stop counting. That is where I am at. I have been counting down the days until I no longer have to sit in an office all ...

In One Word..., Calgary, Canada travel blog

In One Word...

A travel blog entry by karsenault


... safe, they know what to expect - so why tip the scale? I can understand that. I already have a job lined up in Calgary for god's sake - because I need to feel safe too. Safe inside the inevitable security that an income provides. It's sad ...

Our week in Alberta...., Calgary, Canada travel blog

Our week in Alberta....

A travel blog entry by tll-tina


... sound though in Edmonton 17 hrs later. We stayed the night in the condo (THANKS Grace!! (* X2)) and then headed down to Calgary at 8am. Tuesday December 27, 2005 After a short drive to Calgary, we got the stereo taken out of the truck and then ...

On to the East-side, Calgary, Canada travel blog

On to the East-side

A travel blog entry by robsworld


... course, but it beat the pants of off any muni' back home, I still played shit though, so some things never change! Calgary was a great place and I loved it for its outdoor lifestyle, basically only 90 mins from the Rockies and having some good parks ...

Columbia Icefields, Columbia Icefields and Calgary, Canada travel blog

Columbia Icefields

A travel blog entry by tll-tina

... of information about the glaciers, how they formed, the explorers who found them, and tons more!! From here were jetted off to Calgary to visit with Marth & Tracy. We spent the night out on the town and had a great breakfast the next day at Nellie's ...

When is this going to end?, Calgary, Canada travel blog

When is this going to end?

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife


I've been on a course for the last 2 days for work, so therefore have not been in the office. I have returned to total chaos and drama. John and I leave next Friday for China for 2 1/2 weeks, and I can't even imagine what I'm going to come back to... ...

Off to last!, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Off to last!

A travel blog entry by ruth.phil


Hi friends and family: Well, we have been packing and organizing and making bookings and looking for 'bird tips' for months now, and are finally off to Oz.  If you are reading this 'blog' entry, it is because we have added you to our email list of ...

Earthquake in Lima Peru - Update, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Earthquake in Lima Peru - Update

A travel blog entry by indianajill


Thanks to all of you who phoned or send e-mail regarding the earthquake in Lima Peru.  We have spoken with our travel agent at CWL and our tour operator in Peru "Gap Adventures" and we have been assured that it is safe to travel.  The airport ...

Leaving on a jet plane...., Calgary, Canada travel blog

Leaving on a jet plane....

A travel blog entry by estp

Not much to say here.. Flew out of Calgary September 4th, 2012, at 9 35 pm. Had a good flight, just didn't sleep enough. Landed in London on September 5th, at 1:30pm... E ...

Dec 26, 2011, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Dec 26, 2011

A travel blog entry by kiwihayley


Flying High On Cloud Number Nine, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Flying High On Cloud Number Nine

A travel blog entry by bambi


... the exit. I was terribly nervous, and didn't know what to expect; and even worse, what was expected of me?? I didn't know Calgary airport, so I had no clue where the waiting hall was. For all I knew Aaron could be standing around every corner. I closed ...

We've crossed the border!, Calgary, Canada travel blog

We've crossed the border!

A travel blog entry by janmalc


... we were expecting, and certainly don't have enough warm clothes with us, that's for sure. From there we travelled until Calgary, with only a quick toilet stop at a lovely ice cream shop. Had pre-searched the internet for accommodation, and although we ...

Calgary day 1, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Calgary day 1

A travel blog entry by katebethany


... the most amazed about.  In Vancouver, the kids were at a French immersion school so it was completely in French.  In Calgary the kids' school in 70% french and 30% english.  It's so amazing that they have just picked up these four ...

Dinosaurs, dinosaurs and more dinosaurs, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Dinosaurs, dinosaurs and more dinosaurs

A travel blog entry by janmalc

... see the paleontologists at work through a glass wall. Malcy had hummed and haahed about going there once he learned how far out of Calgary it was, as he had originally thought it was in the city here. And all the way out kept saying things like "I'm ...

Two great weeks with our friends, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Two great weeks with our friends

A travel blog entry by steeles-rvtrip


...   dinner together at the Irish Pub.  We had some great competitive card games outside.After 2 days here, we drove to Calgary, where we booked into a nice hotel for one night so that Steve & Beth could have a good nights sleep ...

Wow!!, Calgary, Canada travel blog


A travel blog entry by mundodatata


Meu celular acabou a bateria.. Ixi, ia precisar dele pra usar como despertador amanha. Viu, o seu celular tem bateria? - Tem sim! - Posso usar? - Claro! Umas horas depois... - Voce colocou o celular para despertar pra amanha de manha? - Coloquei sim! E ...

Calgary, Calgary, Canada travel blog


A travel blog entry by 2jgstl


... could squeeze all of these events (ski jumping, moguls, snowboarding, all of the sleds) on a small hillside in suburban Calgary.  The alpine and cross country events were held near Banff, speedskating oval at the university, and hockey downtown at ...

Land - Calgary, Drive - Banff, Night - Lake Louise, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Land - Calgary, Drive - Banff, Night - Lake Louise

A travel blog entry by mattandjen


After a fun 3 days in Chicago we are off to Calgary. The day started at 04:40 which is far too early.  We were greeted by our taxi driver who was named Rex.  No relative to Sue. After searching O'Hare international airport for a good coffee, and ...

A journey of a thousand miles begins with..., Calgary, Canada travel blog

A journey of a thousand miles begins with...

A travel blog entry by kevinwanders


What did you fill in after the ellipsis, dear reader? "A single step"? Cliche. No, dear reader, the correct answer is "A kitchen fire". I was scrubbing my kitchen down, or rather cleaning it so that it wouldn't grow moss before I returned. And I ...

Its time to say Goodbye Canada... :(, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Its time to say Goodbye Canada... :(

A travel blog entry by ~cancostachica~

... Downtown gefahren, haben noch schnell kanadische Ahornsyrup Cookies als Gastgeschenk für meine Familie gekauft und haben das leere „Calgary Stampede“ von allen Himmelsrichtungen betrachtet! :D Das ist ein RIESEN Gelände, auf dem im Juli ...

Banff - Skiing at last!!, Banff, Calgary, Canada travel blog

Banff - Skiing at last!!

A travel blog entry by nickandmilly


    We're now in Banff for the next 12 weeks doing a ski instructor training course with The International Academy. There's 33 of us altogether - 12 snowboarders and 21 skiers, all of us Brits. They're such a great mix of people ...

"You're in for a long trip"

A travel blog entry by ejb2010


    Thanks for the reminder air canada kiosk man. Although he did have a cute sweater vest on. Here i am waiting at the Calgary gate. And i am already tired. I figure it's a food coma from the huge feast i had at home with mom, dad, Ann and ...

Yet another picture update, Calgary and Watford, Canada travel blog

Yet another picture update

A travel blog entry by erinreine


Yes, I have gotten more pictures developed, though I can't believe I didn't take more at New Years, they are so quality. When you have such a classy group of people together you really need to take advantage and get all the pictures you can. New Year's ...

On the Road, Calgary, Canada travel blog

On the Road

A travel blog entry by jakob94


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