Located about an hour and a half south of Calgary is the site of Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the site offers both indoor and outdoor exhibits, and once a month the opportunity to hike the Drive Lanes above the interpretive centre.
We had the opportunity to visit the Cluny Fortified Village with the Alberta Archaeological Society this past weekend – it was also a chance for us to try tipi camping at the Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park. The archaeological site and museum are both located on the Siksika Reserve just outside of Calgary.
We left Flagstaff in the morning and started a surprisingly snowy drive to Sedona. The town itself is a neat place…loads of crystals and people that are into vortexes.
View of Keel and Croaghaun from Minaun
The main purpose of this trip to Ireland was to celebrate the wedding of Jen and Keith. I met them both back in 2006 when I attended the Achill Archaeological Fieldschool back in my undergrad days. It was a fun summer full of digging, drinking, and sheep shit. Continue reading