Tag Archives: History

Secret Passage

I’m not sure if it’s the best idea to label a secret passage as such, but that’s what the fine people of Montepulciano, Italy decided to do. Not like it would have been difficult to find anyhow…it was right beside the main gates into town! That being said, my visit to Montepulciano was one of […]

Fort Calgary

Fort Calgary was built in 1875 by the North West Mounted Police and eventually became the foundation for the city that would become Calgary. Originally set up to bring law to the west, stop the whiskey trade, and befriend the local First Nations peoples, it now stands as an important piece of our history. These […]