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Majorville Medicine Wheel

Revisiting familiar places is always fun.  This time we made our first trip out to the Majorville Medicine Wheel since November of 2016.  Last time we were with our friend Richard Hansen, this time we brough Chris and Connie of BigDoer.com … Continue reading

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Return to Nordegg

When faced with a Sunday and no real plans, what else to do besides jump in the car and head out and visit another one of Alberta’s historic places?  Today’s journey takes us to the ghost town of Nordegg and … Continue reading

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Alberta Ghost Town Tour: Part 2

And, it is done.  I have finally completed the video from the second day of the annual Alberta ghost town tour.  While it seems the summer is moving so quickly this year, there are still plenty of explorations to come … 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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Flashing Through Ferintosh

“Shoot first and ask questions later.” It’s sort of how DanOCan.com operates. It is very rare that we know much about a place before visiting. Our style is much more about discovering an interesting place, doing some basic research about … Continue reading

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A Quick Stop in Cereal, Alberta

Another stop on our way home from Saskatoon along Highway 9 was Cereal, Alberta.  I first visited Cereal in April of 2007 while doing some Geocaching.  I remember being quite impressed with the town. I’m not sure how I started … 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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