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Apr 28, 2007 - Where are we now?
Hey everyone! We are still in Red Deer waiting for the RV Company to install the hitch, etc for the car that we're towing. Unfortunately, their idea of "soon" doesn't match mine. Oh well, I guess since I'm retired I should be more patient...I have been renovating the older duplex's bathroom while I have nothing else to do. Just about done. We are still hoping to get going in the next week or two. I will let you know when we hit the road. Thanks for the emails. It's nice to know that someone is actually out there. By for now.Jump to full entry
Aug 24, 2006 - Red Deer to the Alberta Forestry Trunk Road
Since we live on a backroad south west of Red Deer, Alberta we start all of our travels on gravel roads. The aim of the routes chosen for this trip was to stay off of the pavement and explore backroads along the way as much as possible. From home we headed west to Caroline, Alberta on local gravel roads. From Caroline we continued west on forestry roads to the Alberta forestry trunk road. The Alberta forestry trunk road is a gravel road that runs 1,000 km along the eastern slopes of the Rockies from Grande Prairie,AB in the north to...Jump to full entry
Jun 19, 2006 - Hello Alberta!
We woke up to cloudy skies, again. It's supposed to be nicer to the north though, so maybe we can stay ahead of it. We headed out of Glacier Meadow RV Park and after stopping in Browning for fuel, it was north to the US/Canadian border, which we got through without any problems. They did take a little bundle of firewood that we had carried with us since Missouri. It was elm and they are having problems with some kind of elm beedle up here. No problem, we are having trouble finding campgrounds with firepits anyway. The part of Alberta which...Jump to full entry