Dinosaur Provincial Park

During university I had a pretty sweet gig as a survey assistant for the Alberta Government – I got to drive around to the different heritage sites in Southern Alberta to get visitors to fill out a survey when they left the facility/site. One of the sites I got to visit was Dinosaur Provincial Park. I haven’t been back since, but thought I would take advantage of the long weekend to check it out. The morning was a bit rainy, so I didn’t leave Calgary until 2pm – there was still plenty of daylight left when I got to the park. Important to note that Dinosaur Provincial Park isn’t close to the Royal Tyrell Museum, it’s located closer to Brooks, Alberta.

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Highway 89, Arizona

Following the Antelope Canyon Tour we stopped off at Horseshoe Bend, located just outside of Page, Arizona, before heading towards Flagstaff. The Colorado River cuts a dramatic (horseshoe shaped) meander just off Highway 89. A short 15 minute walk from the parking lot takes you to the lookout point.

Cruising through Arizona. Somewhere on highway 89 #roadtrip #jeep #jeeppatriot #arizona

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Jasper Dark Skies Festival

I had the chance to see Bill Nye (the Science Guy) up at the Jasper Dark Skies Festival back in October. It was a sketchy drive up to Jasper from Calgary with one of the first snowfalls of the year, but we made it up in one piece in time to hear Bill Nye speak.

Bill Nye! #billnyethescienceguy #jasperdarkskyfestival #jaspernationalpark #nerdout #changetheworld

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