Ramada Limited Medicine Hat
Travel Blogs from Medicine Hat
I was able to get up early enough to say thanks and see ya later to Wayne before he headed out for work. Then it was time to pack my bags again and to clean up for the trip. It was such a great place to visit and Donna and Wayne are such amazing hosts that I didn't want to leave. Donna and Wayne are having a 25th Wedding Anniversary on the 17th and …
... the groom's education, employment and that of parents!! - and fill 2 full pages -- and Im told wedding gifts are archaic!! - the one wedding 'write-up' stressed that the groom had been understood to be a committed bachelor! - I think gifts are welcome in NY City!!
Flight Calgary-MH reminded me of a flight in Africa - similar small plane and 'weight' was asked
to sit in the front seats (total of about 10 passengers) so you know ...
... paid our money, and then were taken over the road to begin it. We were lead through a model building by re-enactors who were pretending to be flappers and bootleggers, and they took us into one of the tunnels. It was quite entertaining, but when we came out we all felt that we didn't really know very much about the history of the place other than what Casey had already told us. After the tour, which lasted about 50 minutes, we popped to a Safeway and picked up groceries for ...
... at the Real Canadian Superstore and then had lunch at the Tourist Information Centre, where the big attraction was the playground.
After lunch, we drove to Cypress Hills. There was a great Visitor Information Centre, complete with an (indoor) fishing pond for the kids. Before heading to our campsite, we cooled off at the beach. Seta showed off her skill with her new soaker gun.
We had burgers for dinner and then got ready for ...
... The Captain. These monsters could probably eat The Captain for a snack though, that's why we left her safe and sound in Ottawa.
Looking toward our avian friends, I spotted 4 pelicans and a cormorant near Medicine Hat.
We also spent a good day at the zoo. Maybe I will discuss this more next week, depends on what kind of wildlife we run into this weekend.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking