Tag Archives: Landmark

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 […]

Dam Towers

As part of our trip to Las Vegas in May, we took a cheesy tour bus to the Hoover Dam where we got a guided tour down inside the dam and had an hour or so to do some exploration of our own up top. First things first: the Hoover Dam is one of the […]

St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Midnapore

We’ve been having some pretty depressing weather here in Calgary for the past couple of weeks…lots of rain, a bit of snow and plenty of cold. Not the kind of weather you’d like to see at the end of May. However, this kind of weather produces some really cool looking cloud formations that make for […]