an abandoned farm…

I particularly enjoy finding abandoned buildings and homes.  This particular one that I came across South East of Stettler Alberta was particularly interesting.  The entire farm was here – home, shed, barn, etc.  I didn’t take the opportunity to go inside, or explore around the barn, but I’ll need to…

A few new add-ons….

In preparation for hopefully a busy season of exploration in Alberta, BC and Saskatchewan, I’ve added a few ‘necessary’ upgrades to the Jeep:      

Driving in Alberta

Alberta is definitely the “wild west” of Canada – especially when it comes to being on the road. Posted speed limits are typically 110 km/h on the highways, but toss in an extra 30 km/h, young guys driving “rig rockets”,  and just about everyone using a cell phone, putting on…

Jasper / Hwy 63 and Hwy 11 (Alberta)

Easter Sunday… on a  12 hour drive from Edmonton to the mountains (Jasper) and South to Highway 11 then back East out. I keep telling (a few select people) that the Highway 11 route is likely the nicest route in this area.  Jasper to Hwy 11 is nice, Hwy 11…

Abandoned silos, Edmonton Alberta

Found out a couple of abandoned silos scheduled for demolishing on Friday… there were works crews in the area tearing down other buildings, so it wasn’t a good time to attempt entering and looking further.