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The Ghost Towns of Alberta – Rowley

A ghost town filled with secrets, creepy mannequins, cats and buildings straight out of the wild west…the tiny hamlet of Rowley, Alberta has it all! More than your average ghost town, Rowley has its fair share of abandoned buildings and deserted railway cars. But the townsfolk, a meager population of eight, have transformed the place into a fascinating heritage site …

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Disaster and Dark Tourism in Alberta

When I think of dark tourism, Canada is the last place that comes to mind. But when I really take a look around, I find there are way more sites historically associated with tragedy here than I originally thought there were. I always think of Europe as a haven for dark tourists, since this part of the world endured many …

Snow covered baby bison at Elk Island National Park

Discovering Elk Island National Park

The highway to Elk Island National Park was a terrifying drive, largely due to the -26℃ winds that were hurling snow so thick I could barely see the road in front of me! Along Highway 16, I passed several cars and trucks that had managed to make their way into the ditch. I even saw one car that was flipped …