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Calgary, to most non-Calagarians, is Canada in a Stetson with a self-confident American swagger and a seemingly insatiable thirst for business, especially if it involves oil. But like most stereoty...
'DHT20110708-29' by tslane888. Creative Commons Attribution Location: Stampede Park, Calgary, Canada Dates: starts the first Friday after Canada Day (1 July), for two weeks Level of participation: 3 - take your own rides on the midway and watch the real cowboys ride the beef More m...
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Halfway between Edmonton and Calgary on Hwy 2 is Alberta's third-largest city, Red Deer (population 97,000), a growing community fueled by agricultural production and, more recently, oil. Beyond being a rest stop and an all-el...
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In 1875 Calgary was born at Fort Calgary. The site today is occupied by a replica of a military barracks that stood here in the 1880s (the original fort has long since disappeared). The barracks acts as a...
Calgary is a cyclist's, walker's and runner's dream with more than 400km of paved paths within the city limits. Many of them cruise along the rivers and bisect the many urban parks. You can easily...
Sometimes it's about the journey, not the destination.
Billed as the greatest outdoor show on earth and now over 100 years old, Calgary's Stampede is world-famous. Rodeos don't come much bigger than this, with daily shows featuring bucking broncos, steer wrestling, barrel racing and, of course, bull riding. At night there's...
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