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Jun 16, 2017 - Cowboy trail and Crowsnest Pass

Was a long drive day but was well worth the trip. An area of wild beauty and haunting legends,lots of former coal-mining towns and scenic Hwy 3. We headed to the cowboy trail of South/west of Alberta. We were close to Waterton and Glacier Parks. Was rolling green hills as we traveled on east side of Rockie Mountains so we close again to them. Stop along the way to check out a few saloons. We came to the town of Frank made history in April 1903 when close to 70 rsidents were killed in the dramatic slide of Turtle Mountain on the east side of...

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May 15, 2012 - Lewiston, MT to Lundbreck Falls Park, AB

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 Lewistown, MT to Lundbreck Falls Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada 373 miles TRAVEL QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux That’s us today….we don’t know exactly where we’re going, just somewhere in Alberta, Canada. This is the part of traveling I love – going where serendipity takes us! Got up early today to try and make good use of the whole day and maybe not pull into a campground after dark tonight. Alarm went off at 6:30 and we got up to...

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Aug 30, 2009 - From Pincher Creek through Calgary to Drumheller

From Pincher Creek we drove to Calgary, and visited with Bob and Erika for part of the afternoon. THen we drove on out to Drumheller (following Bob's advice about which highway NOT to take) and found our free campsite - having to put up with a free "timeshare" talk in return. There we relaxed for a couple of days, and Malcolm did a bit more work on his paper.

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Jul 5, 2009 - Pincher Creek, Alberta

7/5 – 7/7 Thirty-three miles further on PH3 brought us to Windy Point Campground in Pincher Creek. We had a beautiful campsite overlooking the Oldman River Reservoir. Although this area is considered the windiest in Alberta (the campground is a favorite with wind surfers) it was a great spot. It was also a convenient spot to visit a number of attractions. Our first stop was Waterton Lakes National Park. This park sits right at the base of the Canadian Rockies. It was a cloudy and rainy day for our visit but it was still a beautiful spot. We...

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