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A Brief History of the Bluebird Motel in Claresholm, Alberta

If you travel Highway 2 between Calgary and Lethbridge, you undoubtedly have seen the Bluebird Motel. It is on the north end of Claresholm on the west side of the highway. The sign proudly proclaims “Old Fashioned Hospitality since 1947”. … Continue reading

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Montana Motels and Mermaids

When it comes to traveler accommodations, there are two main trends we see today. ┬áThe first is blandness. ┬áThe market is dominated by large chains run by faceless corporations which strive to provide the same experience no matter where you … Continue reading

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