The Hendersons       2015 PNW & Canada - Calgary


2015 Pacific Northwest and Canada

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Chelan & Coeur d'Alene

Glacier National Park


Banff & Lake Louise

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We have a Honda S2000 club friend who lives in Calgary so we had dinner with he and his wife. She is delightful but is unfortunately not a car person, so she never accompanies him on road trips.

We talked about what Mel and I should do and see on our next day in Calgary and they suggested we visit the Heritage Park. It is a 120 or so acre site that takes you back to 1901 or thereabouts. They have a steam train that runs around the perimeter and a paddle wheel steamer that goes out onto the reservoir. It's a smaller replica of one that was built for the Klondike Gold Rush but was not finished in time to actually perform that function. The paddle wheel really powers this one.

There are a number of buildings (e.g. a one room school house, a bakery, etc.) and the paid docents are dressed in period costume and really know their stuff. We got there just in time for lunch and spent the entire afternoon in the park. We rode on both the train and the boat and visited a number of the buildings and spoke with the docents. They made this a truly memorable day.

       The Heritage Park train and boat

This is the kind of parking place that good clean living will get you. Or is it dumb luck?

   What a parking place!

From Calgary we next headed up to Banff. This was one of our shorter drives.

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