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Alberta / Saskatchewan Ghost Town Trip – Day One

If you have followed the blog and our adventures for any length of time, you undoubtedly are aware we love to make an annual trip with friends to explore the small towns and abandoned places around Alberta and/or Saskatchewan. There … Continue reading

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Sunshine Gospel Mission

It’s funny how some places become “trendy” on social media. I had never really heard of this place before but then it suddenly seemed like everyone in the abandoned places groups on Facebook started posting photos of this church. Naturally … Continue reading

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A Couple of Tours

I didn’t post links here to the last two videos on our YouTube channel, mainly out of laziness but also as a bit of an experiment, to see how well they perform without being listed here. It’s been a few … Continue reading

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Another Visit to Nanton

This time I go on a little walk around the commercial district of Nanton to take a look at some of the historic buildings and review how they looked back in the day.

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Journey to “Tap Town” – Forgotten Roadside History

It was once one of the most popular roadside attractions in the entire province of Alberta but today it is a mostly forgotten piece of local history. This is an overview of how the small town of Nanton, Alberta capitalized … Continue reading

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