Tag Archives: Canada

Backpack Edmonton, Alberta

Edmonton is often overlooked when backpacking through Alberta. Calgary has a tendency to be the safer choice, being much closer to Banff, and being right along the Trans Canada Highway. In the past, Edmonton has been the little brother trying to achieve what Calgary has. However, in recent years Edmonton is gradually shedding it’s title […]

Canada Day Celebrations

Canada Day. July 1st. In history, this day marks the joining of The British Colonies of Nova Scotia, and the Province of Canada into a federation.  Although in the past, this holiday has been less of a party, and more of a long weekend. However, in recent years, festivals, races, parties, and sheer tom-foolery have […]

Rafting Bow River

Backpack Calgary, Alberta

For those who don’t know, Calgary is the Third Largest Metropolitan area in Canada, next to Vancouver & Toronto. It is fueled by Cowboys, Oil, Tourism, and Honky Tonk Women. Calgary has become the centre for Country music in Canada, some refer to it as the “Nashville of the North”. Calgary has many things to […]