Super 8 Drumheller
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Midday temp 23C
Our day started at the pancake breakfast: all the pancakes and sausages we could eat courtesy of the Super A grocery store. Then we went over to the Community Center for the Western Art and Craft Show. There were about 25 booths set up, predominantly jewelry but there were also wooden toys, clothing, fashion accessories, Pampered Chef, and western themed home décor items. They certainly like their bling here. ...
... for the first hour or so and then adjusted into the long flight even sleeping once they were given gravol. In total they both got about 3-4 hours and well they both crashed on top of me. I probably would have slept better if a child who was approx. 2 years old didn't have such poor behavior and/or such poor parents. This kid only two rows up, screamed because he wasn't getting his way, the entire time while the parents sat back and did ...
... but then as we approached Drumheller we entered the badlands. The Red Deer River cut a valley, exposed the soft rock and water and wind have eroded it - this has exposed all the layers of the rock in varying colours. (Some of these rocks that have eroded contain dinosaur fossils...but we will get to that more later). We decided to stop for a lunch break right in the badlands river valley - as we were pulling into the town of Dorothy our van ...
... 1. Head-Smashed in Buffalo Jump http://www.history.alberta.ca/headsmash edin/default.aspx
2. North West Mounted Police Museum
The Centennial Building provides a glimpse into traditional First Nations culture. Pay careful attention to the pictures on the wall. They are true art.
3. Mountain Views
On your drive to Drumheller, the view to the left out the car window is stunning. ...
... Ken loved our Wicked camper, having not had one before in this rather upmarket RV Resort. Ken is a full blood Cree Indian so we had lots of questions about the Canadian Indians which he enjoyed answering and he in turn was interested in Australia's aboriginals.
It turned out to be one of those great spontaneous nights of travel.
Next day, a little slow getting going, due to the night before beer, we did our laundry then headed off ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking