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Up early this morning (5.30) to get an early start. Driving to Calgary for The Stampede.
Through Canmore at 8.45am.
Took the dirt road to Kananaskis and spotted some longhorn sheep, spotted two deer but they were too quick to get a pic.
Stopped at Peter Loheed Provincial Park for a snack at 10.30 and then into the info centre for …
... pronounced to me that she had "good candies" handing me a now empty blister pack of medication. One phone call to poison control later - and for the record, Rosalee is EXCELLENT - we were reassured to simply watch her and look for any strange side effects. 3 hours of observation in, 6 Dora the Explorer episodes later, 1 chopstick up the nose, 3 kicks to her sister's leg, 3 glasses of milk, 3 episodes of whining ...
Confederation Park is pretty much across the road from the house, so we decided to go and have a look and a walk around in the afternoon. After strolling around it for an hour or so, we heard someone playing the Bagpipes so headed over to see where it was coming from. It was here that we got chatting to Ken and Yvette, a lovely couple who lived nearby. We spent quite a bit of time talking to them, listening to all their advice for what to do ...
... now I am going to take advantage of being able to take a mid-morning nap.
A few strange / ironic things along the road:
The sign for a local town reading: Indian Head, a progressive Prairie town...really?...that doensn't sound too progressive to me!
Dyer Straits Campground...err...trailor park...umm....not sure I would choose that as a stop along the road!
... flight I'll start planning our next big adventure. We arrive in Frankfurt at noon local time (3AM Calgary time) and have a 6hr layover. We finally arrive in Athens at 10pm local time after 22 hours of travel. The idea that my bed tonight is an airplane seat is interesting. We may be arriving sleep deprived in a country where not only they speak another language but the alphabet is funny. Stay tuned for many ...
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Very nice place, had everything we needed for an overnight stay
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