Old Town Okotoks and some Pho

For the longest time we knew very little about the Town of Okotoks beyond the fact that the Costco there was in many ways more “enjoyable” to shop at when compared to the Calgary location.  Inspired by a beautiful Remembrance Day observance we decided to explore a little more of what the Town had to offer.  It…

Discovery of a Distillery

During one of our trips through Turner Valley on our way to go fishing, we noticed the storefront of the Eau Claire Distillery.  In fact we noticed that there was a patio and upon further inspection it even had a bar!  We just had to stop and check it out. It turns out that the Eau…

West Edmonton Mall and a Movie

Interestingly enough our trip to the West Edmonton Mall  was instigated by a deep loathing for the box office, moving-going experience in Calgary.  We are not sure whether the disdain we have for movies in Calgary comes from the shortage of theatres forcing you to see a movie like you were huddled with thousands of other tightly packed…

I want to be a Cowboy!

There was excitement in the air as we packed our camera gear and piled into the car.  Today was the day we got to see real Alberta Cowboys doing their thing on horseback!  Our friend Greg graciously invited us to a large cattle branding operation that was taking place at the Ann and Sandy Cross…