365 Canadian Sights | Day 317: Wonderland sculpture

Less than 10-years-old, this modern sculpture quickly became a highlight of Calgary’s public art collection. The giant wire mesh head treads a difficult line, in my opinion. Objectively it looks cool, so for people who aren’t artsy it’s easy to look at and get something from, even if it’s only a brief “Neat!” It’s also,… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 317: Wonderland sculpture

365 Canadian Sights | Day 271: Jasper Week – Emperor Falls

Ok, it’s a little bit of a cheat, but even though this isn’t in Japser proper, we’re sneaking out on the western border to visit Emperor Falls. Technically these falls are in Mt. Robson Provincial Park on the B.C. side of the provincial boundary, and just outisde of Jasper National Park, but it’s the same… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 271: Jasper Week – Emperor Falls

365 Canadian Sights | Day 267: Jasper Week – Columbia Icefield Skywalk

The icefields may be what boosted Jasper to an international destiation, and the skywalk gives people a new way to appreciate them. While the Rocky Mountains have been around for millions of years, there are still new ways to take a look at them. The skywalk, which opened in 2014, is one of those new… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 267: Jasper Week – Columbia Icefield Skywalk

365 Canadian Sights | Day 253: Oddities Week — Watson Lake Sign Post Forest

| Image from Flickr/Tom Fries via CC BY 2.0 | Highway signs are not usually this out of place for a traveller… Canada is full of roadside attractions in small towns meant to lure highway travellers out of their cars and into a shop to spend a few bucks. The Watson Lake Sign Post Forest… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 253: Oddities Week — Watson Lake Sign Post Forest

365 Canadian Sights | Day 238: Wrecks Week – The Shipwreck of MV Ithaca

This week I’m doing wrecks, as in ships, planes, trains and other things that have ended up where they are by accident. They aren’t always destroyed, but they’re in pretty bad condition, as nature reclaims them in interesting ways. For a shipwreck, the Ithaca isn’t that sunken, and people are able to walk right up… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 238: Wrecks Week – The Shipwreck of MV Ithaca