Sandman Hotel & Suites Calgary West
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... again collected a small eco system on the front grill, I think I might take up butterfly collecting! :)
We are staying at the Holiday Inn Express, which is easy to find as it is right of the highway.... the first pit stop of the trip. After getting checked in and removing the road grim with a nice shower, we GPS the closest car wash and head off to remove the small eco system from the paint work.
Across the parking lot from the hotel ...
Been in Calgary for a week now, have been exploring the local areas, right behind the tinkler house, their is the large natural resivivour have explored and walked around the trails, Have walked into downtown and explored the city areas around ...
... of it so I took one. It is beautiful. Though I didn't get a chance to jot down the name of the artist who did the sculpture.
I like the Calgary airport. It's small & easy to get around. Signs are clear too. Not confusing at all. Traveling within Canada has its perks!
... The standard of driving was exemplary. I can't emphasis how impressed I am, wonderful. All in all not a bad trip - some reservations: The Canadian Parks Authority have created a total rip off culture within the Icefields. I challenged a local politician and CP official about excessive charges for campsite pitches. We paid 27 dollars per night (camping forbidden elsewhere) exactly the same as an RV. He argued that it was the services we paid for : water, showers etc - but ...
... the feeling he is used to having the show run on his rails, but hey, I am just fine with the direction the rails are going.
Bought a map each, got Iceland for Bri.
Devonian Gardens, unfold his map and try finding a few things on it. Kinda convoluted on the small table and the wifi there so slow. Give up and go for coffee. Still pouring rain.
Starbucks, time to go. Hug goodbye on ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSandman Hotel & Suites Calgary West
Beautiful lobby and very comfortable, clean rooms. Attached to the Denny's restaurant where we enjoyed a nice breakfast.
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