Tag Archives: Badlands

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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Pizza Night in Rowley

If you have followed my blog for any length of time, you’ll know we are big fans of the town of Rowley, Alberta.  Founded in 1910, reaching its zenith in the 1920s, rediscovered as a setting for films and movies … Continue reading

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Badlands Weekend: October 2017

It is amazing how life can get in the way of living.  Despite recently completing my short video of the Highway 27 bridge, I had completely forgotten about the photos I had taken that weekend.  It was only as I … Continue reading

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Bridge Over the Red Deer River

It was mid-October last year when Emily and I were heading out on a day trip to the Alberta Badlands.  We were traveling on Highway 27 just east of Morrin and we came down the coulee and noticed the construction.  … Continue reading

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Weekend of Exploring

We’re not sure what to call it.  Alberta GTC (Ghost Town Convention), Mini GTC, Abandoned Weekend.  Let’s be honest, whatever you call it doesn’t matter because to those who “get it” no name is required.  For those who don’t “get … Continue reading

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Badlands — the Video

Finally!  It took multiple attempts to get this together after Windows Movie Maker kept crapping out on the clip of Wayne for some reason.  I had to split the video in two, compile each half separately and then put the … Continue reading

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Badlands Exploration

There are so many things to see in the badlands of Alberta that it is impossible to see them all in one trip.  Our normal strategy is to simply pick a couple key things to target and then try and … Continue reading

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