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I was excited to go to Canada because my wife and I had taken many trips there before we had kids. It has been some time but we had great trips to Calgary, Banff & Toronto many times.
I just expected that I would have the same experience on this trip. This time it was to Edmonton but I figured it could be fun …
... being there. The awe I felt standing in front of the Rosetta Stone, or Stonehenge, or in the Best family cellar with rock and roll history staring me in the face. Or upon realizing I was at the foot of the grave of Charles Darwin, Isaac Newton, Elizabeth I, William Shakespeare...
Of course there are things I won't miss, like the absent servers at restaurants, named streets that run in circles and change their names when you least expect it; winter ...
... about the settlement of the prairies. The museum is really well done with lots of artifacts that were salvaged from local businesses as they closed years before. The final stop in our boom town is The Boom Town Cafe were we decide to grab some lunch. The menu advertises home cooked meals and the food was not bad. We had two orders ...
... we all enjoyed watching Billy Crystal and Bette Midler in Parental Guidance, very funny! The food on the flight was pretty ghastly, at this point we were looking forward to some home cooking.
We landed in Edmonton on time at about 11:30am and the weather was dreadful, misty and rainy. Our biggest fear was that we would see nothing but rain during our holiday but the weather couldn't have been better. I think we had three or four days of rain and even ...
... get some pics of me attempting snorkeling! We'll see if I can get the hang of it this time.
Next thing on list was a new swimsuit for me. Eight tries and I found one that should work (for those underwater pictures). Don't want anything showing that shouldn't be showing, if you get my drift.
Had a tasty meal with my other sister here in Edmonton at ...
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