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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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The Cathedral of Cologne

Today we climb up inside the south tower of the Cathedral of Cologne and check out the bells and the view of the city far below.

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Two More European Adventure Videos

Our tour continues, this time with a focus on France, specifically the small medieval town of Riquewihr and the much larger city of Strasbourg.

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Off to Switzerland

We complete the trifecta of “planes, trains, and automobiles” by taking a rail trip from Vienna to Basel, Switzerland.

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One Day in Vienna

After completing our stay in Brno, we grabbed a bus to Vienna, Austria. We traveled with RegioJet, which is a private Czech company which specializes in rail and bus travel. It was a great experience. The ride was approximately two … Continue reading

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European Adventure – Calgary to Brno

The jet lag is almost gone so it is time to look back at how our crazy European travel adventure started. From the terminal at Calgary International to Brno, Czechia, it is a long day of travel condensed into a … Continue reading

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Route 66 Retrospective: Lessons Learned

With so many people planning their own Route 66 trips, I thought I would share a number of my random thoughts and lessons learned from our trip taken over sixteen days back in September and October last year. In my … Continue reading

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