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A little more and you’re going to find that magical creature at the end of the rainbow.

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Atlas, In Silence.

Remember I said a few days ago that winter is here?  The snow disappeared and hasn’t shown up yet. It will be back soon.

 Here are some pictures of Atlas Mine. Atlas is a former coal mine in Alberta  that is now a national historic site located in the Drumheller Valley.  I  was there earlier this year. It was on a Sunday and they were closed for business. I took a few shots…

Silence isn’t empty, It’s full of answers.

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Many countries have a special  day to commemorate their veteran.

In Nanton  Alberta, you can do this all year around by visiting the Bomber Command  Museum.

The  collection  of  WWII  planes and equipment is respectfully  maintained while replicas are available to explore.

“When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” ― Haruki Murakami

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane…

It takes about 50mins to go the 70km from Calgary to High River.

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  In late September, there is a balloon festival in High River.

                           

“The first and simplest

emotion

which we discover

in the human mind,

is curiosity.” -Edmund Burke.

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The festival starts pre-sunset as each individual balloon takes its place on the field and the crowd watches in anticipation as they inflate.                                                                

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bright Colors from High  River                                                                                                 balloon4balloon2balloon1