My First Experience with Back-Country Camping

Last weekend my family went out on our first back country camping trip.  We had some friends that had an extra site booking so we went out to meet up with them.  We loaded up the car, packed our packs, threw the little red wagon into the back of the car, and off we went! … Continue reading My First Experience with Back-Country Camping

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A Wander Through Southern Alberta: Dinosaurs and Badlands

This past weekend we took a day trip through a few of the attractions in the Lethbridge area.  We decided to take in both the Devil's Coulee Museum in Warner, and Writing on Stone Provincial Park.     Our first stop was at the Devil's Coulee Dinosaur Museum in the village of Warner.  This is … Continue reading A Wander Through Southern Alberta: Dinosaurs and Badlands

Culture in Southern Alberta: A Trip to Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Earlier this year we took a visit to Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, an aboriginal culture site in Southern Alberta.  For thousands of years the Blackfoot people used this site as a mass kill hunt site to provide food, tools, and clothing for their people.  There is now an interpretive center on the site that provides … Continue reading Culture in Southern Alberta: A Trip to Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump