Travel Blogs from Saskatoon
... Lights. I cannot express the beauty of this phenomenon. On a clear night, pastel shades of blue and green danced across a starry background, with an occasional flicker of purple or pink. Some nights I took my camera, tripod, and a cup of tea out onto the docks to photograph the lights. One day I’ll have a house and those pictures will be on the wall, guaranteed.
We lived in private cabins with two people in each. Anna and I shared one. They’re nothing ...
... Canada - it doesn't observe Daylight Savings Time. Apparently this is merely one of the many ways that this is a quirky province.
I stopped for that catnap at a convenience store parking area for about a half-hour during mid-morning, and then it was on to the provincial capital, Regina (pronounce it "Re-JY-nuh" - yep, it rhymes with what you think it does), to stop at an ...
... before that, was behind the iron curtain. There was something that appealed to me, about being the first member of my family to journey through Russia, Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. To marvel at the red square and St. Peter's basilica. To see one of the most expensive art collections in the world at the hermitage, and to experience something so new (or old?) so foreign, that there would be no mistaking it. We're not in Kansas anymore, Dorothy. And ...
... windshields are never pleasant, but at least universally installed block heaters mean your car will usually start thanks to the magic of electricity and plugging your car in like a well-used vibrator. In fact, winter in Saskatchewan is entirely about heat in all its various forms: block heaters, heated homes, heated blankets, heated garages, heated car seats (useful both for comfort and keeping you regular), heated steering wheels, heated ATM vestibules, ...
Drumheller has beautiful scenery and many dinosaur statues. The weather was pretty mucky between Calgary and Drumheller, we even saw lightning strikes. We took pictures of the worlds biggest dinosaur statue in Drumheller and learned that it is possible to climb inside it to view the landscape from ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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