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... Calgary to highway I seldom see. My plan was to stop in Nanton at The Ranchmen's Motel, a frequent stop during trips either going or coming.
I made it about 2 hours before I had to stop and take off my much bally-hooed about helmet which was crushing my skull plates! I had used the measuring guide on the iiCON website and had selected a size larger, but at the last minute changed it to the correct size. A slightly larger helmet eases breakin, but it can ...
Today, we had a very easy 60 plus mile transition from the majestic mountains of Waterton Lakes NP to the rolling plains of Fort Macleod.
After getting set up at the Daisy May Campground, we drove to old Fort Macleod and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police museum. There we learned about how the Canadian Mounted Police were first formed and their first mission to roust ...
... of life that had existed for many thousands of years and then came to an abrupt holt with onset of White settlement in the 1800's The location of the Museum is at the location where the Buffalo would be herded on top of a cliff and then made to stampede over a cliff to there death so that the Aboriginal's ( Canada's version) would then be able to gather the meat , hides and bones etc so that they could survive the harsh winters. The meat would be dried ...
7-9-14 Wednesday – Day 2 Great Falls, MT to Hill Spring, Alberta, CN
Leaving at the appointed time of 8:15AM, we arrived with our travel pod of four, to the Canadian border 120 miles up the road at Coutts, Alberta, CN. A caravan of about 15 corvettes traveling together arrived at the same time as we did.
Only two motor homes out of 24 were stopped for a full search which took about 45 minutes. In our Pod, the 45' motorhome was one of ...
... have needed to go to the Dinosaur Provincial Park where most are now found , but then I have no idea what we could have left out.
Alongside a number of fossilised dinosaurs were the story of how they were found. A prize exhibit, the Black Beauty (named for the colour the fossilised bones had absorbed) had been found by 2 high school students. Others had been found by keen amateurs who then contacted the museum for proper removal and treatment.
The museum was ...