Travel Blogs from Edmonton
We made it into Edmonton on Sunday, July 1st... Canada Day to the rest of you. We had a nice breakfast and packed up the campsite at Beaver Lake and were ready to go by 9:30 in the am. We stopped off at Trina and Adrian's for a bit of a visit before we checked into our hotel. Unshowered and ready for a party!
We checked into the Matrix …
After a long morning coffee stop (and some work) in Lloydminister in the morning, I arrived in Edmonton around 2:30 p.m. I'm here until the 8th, attending the Society for Conservation Biology meeting. The schedule is chock full, so I likely won't be adding any more entries on the travel blog until after the 8th when I head for the mountains.
... ruminate on it over and over and over and over again. We've got people like that - never getting past things, holding them forever. Good practical tips about distracting them into action. Our closing keynote speaker was Morten Hansen who co-authored the book "Great by Choice." Great speaker, but I think it was a miss for this crowd. His book is all about how company leadership can make their company great, but the ...
... REALLY need the coffee in the am. You could have campfires at this park so we enjoyed that.
We spent a day exploring the park by walking the trails. There are lots of birds and wildlife around the water ways. The park is home to plains and wood bison. The plains bison were more easily seen along the roadway just before dusk and in the meadows early in the morning. There were lots ...
... colours including a couple of a very interesting old building sitting in the middle of a field of canola.
There is also a noticeable change in the air. The amount of canola being grown is less and there is the added smell of raw oil as there are many wells on either side of the highway. I call it the "smell of money".
Along this section of the highway there are very few cities and the trucks ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
Great location and comfortable, clean rooms. The rooms were nicely decorated but there were some small things that stood out that could have been better. For instance, the door to the room banged when it was opened against the closet behind it. Small thing, but also easily fixed. The staff was friendly and the place definitely looked pretty fancy. The free parking was great.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.