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An Abandoned Picnic Shelter in the Woods

Exploring history doesn’t always mean seeking out the biggest sites or the most famous objects. In this video, we go out seeking an abandoned picnic shelter hidden in the woods of Kananaskis. Steps from the highway but hidden from view … Continue reading

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Alberta Ghost Town Tour: Day One

Each year since 2014, we get together with a group of friends and tour around the small towns and abandoned places in an area of Alberta for a weekend.  This year our tour took us back to the area surrounding … Continue reading

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We Knew Little of New Norway

For our next visit we’re going to move a little further north up Highway 21 from Ferintosh to the village of New Norway.  New Norway has a population of less than 300 people but has a lot of interesting old … Continue reading

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The Cooley Brothers of Chinook, Alberta

If you drive Highway 9, you’ll pass a number of small towns between Drumheller and the border with Saskatchewan.  Well, “town” might be a bit of a misnomer.  Many of these locations are little more than a dot on the … Continue reading

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20 Years of Exploring

Sometimes a posting comes together quickly.  I’ll get an idea for a topic, throw something up on the screen, and publish within an hour or so.  Other posts take a long time to come to fruition. This is one of … Continue reading

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Lethbridge Road Trip: October 2017

I think I’m finally catching up on my photos and items that I have wanted to post.  That is more a product of colder weather and staying close to home more than it is any sort of increase in productivity. … Continue reading

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Dankin

It would be hard to forget the first time we stumbled across Dankin.  Emily and I were making the drive to Saskatoon and, as always, trying to take a creative route to get there.  We were making our way northeast … Continue reading

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