Admittedly, in the past 6 months or so since our wedding, the frequency of our adventures has ebbed to a relative low. We have temporarily shifted our gazes inward, to our home, and each other. Not a bad thing, unless you have your hearts set on lots of new blog posts…
On the September long weekend, we headed out west. We spent the first night in Yoho National Park, at a provincial campground. To our great surprise, we ran into some friends of ours at the same campground in the morning. It was great to have breakfast with
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By now, we’ve been home for approximately two months; our fun travel adventures are always tough to leave behind; but the continuing transition into married life is its own adventure.
Here is the completed map of our wedding trip travels:
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We arrived back in Calgary in the middle of the Calgary Stampede with Brian having asthma/allergy breathing issues (likely due to all the hay in town for Stampede) and trying to get back in the swing of the working world and not having a new hot spring soak every day. We have
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Wednesday morning, we had breakfast by a crashing roadside waterfall — scrambled eggs and garlic pan-fried potatoes. A few people, seeing the sign in our back window, stopped to congratulate us.
After breakfast and coffee, we headed on to Halfway hot springs, which we’d never previously been to. While wandering around trying to locate the path “down”, we said hello to a couple random hippies — and were surprised to realize we knew these hippies. It was Tarzie, and her husband and baby. I’ve known Tarzie for years through the Calgary Burner community! An awesome surprise to find them by
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Upon leaving Sparkling Hill (which was sad to leave — I’m sure we’ll be back for anniversaries down the road!), we headed back to Kathy’s & Dave’s to pick up our wedding gifts and leftover wedding booze. We also discovered around this point that Brian’s wallet seemed to be missing. I’d put the hotel on my credit card, so we hadn’t needed or thought about Brian’s wallet since some time before the wedding. We each searched the van, to no avail. We also looked around Kathy’s & Dave’s place — also no luck. I was sure it must just be
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We all slept in the morning after the wedding. Some very groggy people finally started to stir around 9. A couple people didn’t manage to roll on out of bed until after noon!
We drank coffee and cleaned up the yard and the kitchen, and stopped for many more goodbyes as people filtered out to journey back home.
Mid afternoon, the last of us finally left Kathy’s & Dave’s. We headed up to Sparkling Hill Resort, on Lake Okanagan. Fernando, Nathan, and Stella came with us to take a look around.
It’s a fantastically glitzy place — owned by Swarovski.
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