Tag Archives: Calgary

Calgary’s backstreets

Hiking the back streets of south-west Calgary means it’s not only quieter, but I gain a slow motion tour past tasteful houses. I like that most of them are not huge monsters like many on the west coast. Continue reading Calgary’s backstreets

Central Memorial Park Library

More than the books on a shelf of any library, it’s the atmosphere I’m drawn to when I walk through the door. My local library has a railway station feel so I drive a little further to use one that feels like home. Continue reading Central Memorial Park Library

Over the Bow to St Patrick’s Island

On a sunny summer afternoon, we hiked over the Bow River to St Patrick’s Island. The water rushed like a torrent higher up the banks of the island than usual. Wild flowers fluttered in the breeze as we made our way along the trail. Continue reading Over the Bow to St Patrick’s Island

Troll Falls Trails

Near the Nakiska ski run west of Calgary, was a labyrinth of trails. We were headed to Troll Falls and gazed at the only sign that didn’t have that helpful “You are here” arrow to make the map useful. Continue reading Troll Falls Trails