Crystal Star Inn
Travel Blogs from Leduc
... and Arjan took me with. It was nice farmers gathering night at a ranch. We ate well, drunk well and later in the night we went for sleigh riding through snowy park, where someone did an amazing effort and decorate the entire route with Christmas lights. It was beautiful, like nothing I've ever seen before. A propo, in Canada, people decorate their houses and properties with xmas lights a lot. Much more that you can see ussually anywhere in Europe. All the trees, attached ...
... trick...he transfers the beer from one glass to another, then drinks it without ever using his hands. Weird, and so much fun. I was so busy taking pics that I don't think I really got to see what was going on. Just before the rains hit, we went inside and Rick pulled out his guitar and we all sang American Pie and other stuff. Good times. Not a super late night, went to bed around 12, with thoughts of the next day's competition dancing in my ...
... the highway. Every now and then there would be a cluster of tanks and pipes and pumps by the side of the road, where the trucks went to unload, or load? Some old fashioned well head pumps were visible to as we drove by. And a pipeline seemed to be tracking the highway.
Fracking is such an edgy 21st century word. Its a process for extracting that last possible drop of petroleum ...
Travel Time: approx 5.5 hours,
Distance traveled today : 540 km
Total distance traveled: 540 km
Wildlife sightings: one coyote; 22 dinosaurs
Road kill (identifiable corpses only!): 1 deer, 1 porqupine
Gas prices: $1.149 in Medicine Hat and Drumheller; 108.9 in Edmonton
Weather report: Hot - highs between 27 and 30 degrees
... br> b) Take an airport shuttle. 15 bucks per person. They only pick up at certain times at certain hotels. You have to plan on how to get to said hotel and as with cabs, (if you have an anal retentive wife) you have to plan for child seats as well.
c) Find someone trustworthy to drop you off. We did the best we could on short notice.
d) Get a hotel in leduc and take a shuttle. Hotel rooms vary (in the $100 and up range) ...