Travel Blogs from Medicine Hat
Left the Staybridge Suites before 11 am and dropped over to Tim Hortons for breakfast. Then we pointed ourselves homeward. Quick refueling in Strathmore with some treats from Dairy Queen, then home just after 2 pm.
Unpacked the car and since we had to go out to get groceries, we stopped at TIno's to celebrate our trip. As it happened, Marlo and Brett (Nova's ...
... along the Icefields Parkway (Hiway# 93 North) and the #1. We stopped for rest rooms and a stretch at the Athabasca Glacier, and mom got rushed out before she could adequately explore the info gallery, but we have been here before do I'll survive. The family doesn't get quite as excited about glaciers as mom does, and we did see many, many in Alaska. We were here when the kids were 7 and 5 and they remember quite a bit, such ...
... we're not going to called dinosaur national park, where there are huge fossil fields that you can visit...if we're ever in this region again, that is defo going on the to-visit list! As we were driving, we saw a coyote really clearly, running across the road, which was awesome! The area is so flat and plain and you can see for miles, so we could see it run off into the distance. Not long after, we passed a salt factory with salt everywhere - we all thought it was snow at first ...
... City Campground is owned by the city (known for Natural Gas Wells - but not in the CAMPGROUND!). It was beautiful - even better than BAKER PARK! Many $$$, but private, grassy sites, trees and VERY WELL MAINTAINED FACILITIES!
We got in late, but because we crossed over to a new time zone, still had time for a lovely walk on a paved bike path that lead back to town.
One problem. While setting up, ...
... more about my visa. We spent a lot of time in the house as without a vehicle it is hard to get around this spread out city. Hanging out with Ryans friends kept me sane but only just.
2 weeks ago I finally found out that my visa was coming through in a month, meaning we can finally make plans to move on and find somewhere to live. Both of us fell in love with the idea of Vancouver Island and have researched place called Nanaimo which apparently ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility