Tag Archives: Alberta

The World’s Biggest Teepee

At 215 feet, or 20 storeys, the Saamis Teepee is the tallest teepee on Earth. It originally stood in Calgary, constructed to hold the Olympic Flame for the 1988 Winter Olympics. After the Games it was moved to its present … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Bears

Our attempts to witness wild bears fishing for salmon in Alaska met with limited success (see my post Close Encounter With An Alaskan Bear). Fortunately, we had much more luck (and purely by chance) during our visit to the Rocky … Continue reading

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Columbia Icefield Glacial Adventure

Over the last couple of Wednesdays I’ve shared some of my exploits on (and above) the Juneau Icefield in Alaska. And with the cold and snow still firmly entrenched here at home, I thought I’d continue the glacial Which Way … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

It’s going to take me at least 7 ½ lifetimes to see and do everything I want to on this enormous, beautiful planet. My Bucket List includes every last bit of its incredible diversity. From mountains to deserts. From coral … Continue reading

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Shoulder Season Serenity

Last week’s blog was mostly about a trip we made a few years back to (among other places) South Dakota in the middle of the off-season. We were lucky on that occasion, since the weather really cooperated, although we’d have … Continue reading

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