Southern Alberta 2008 - Amy's Amazing Adventures
Amy's Amazing Adventures

Southern Alberta 2008

by on Nov.12, 2008, under Uncategorized

I love the mountains!

I was in Alberta for two weeks in October for my semi-annual trip west. I go to see all of my Nova Scotia friends who now live out there. I also like to see my Alberta friends!
 Lots of  exciting things happened while I was there. I bought a new camera, which I am completely in love with. A Canon 40D.

I’ve had the camera for about 3 weeks now and have already taken over 1,000 pictures! I love photography.
I spent some time with Doug and Ashley Campbell (my fellow Sasquatch Music Festival adventurers) We watched some movies, got The Albertan’s back together to play some Rock Band, and had fun at the Ramada wave pool/water slides!

The Days moved into their new home while I was there. It’s nice! And they even have a Princess Amy’s Castle in the back yard. AKA a shed. ha ha
Steve has a new car, which I got to drive while he was at work every day! It was so much more convenient than taking the bus.
Shaun dressed up as a werewolf for Halloween. Shaun, Jessica, and I took Jericho to the mall to trick or treat. Shaun the werewolf had fun scaring the children and even some adults!

Alec flew down from Edmonton to visit for the weekend. While he was there, Steve, Alec and I went on a weekend trip to Waterton! It was Alec’s first time in the mountains. Waterton is one of my favourite places to visit. We left Lethbridge at lunch time (Steve and Alec had to buy some remote control toys before we left). We met Shaun and Jessica at their house just outside Cardston, then followed them to Waterton.
Waterton is a tourist town and is basically closed during the off season. There were deer everywhere! You could just walk up to the deer and take their picture.
Our first stop was Cameron Falls.
We went for a hike while watching for bears and other interesting animals. Shaun, Alec, and Steve had a rock throwing contest. They were trying to hit the next mountain. ha ha
We stayed in Cardston for the night instead of Waterton because there was a Raptors game on TV which Alec needed to see, and the hotel in Waterton didn’t have a TV. Our hotel in Cardston was just down the street from the Temple. Of course, I took the opportunity to get some night shots of the temple.
The hotel was an interesting experience. The toilet broke in the middle of the night, and when we woke up in the morning, the doorknob didn’t work! However, the TV was fine. We went back to Waterton the next morning after stopping at Shaun and Jessica’s for a while to play on the hay bales.
It was quite cloudy during our second trip to Waterton, although it didn’t start raining until we were about to leave. We played on the beach for a while where Alec, Steve and Shaun hit rocks with sticks. We then had lunch before Alec, Steve and Shaun found a playground to play on (for 2 hours) while Jessica, Jericho and I watched a movie in the car! It was pretty cold out and the seats in the car were heated. We were pretty comfortable.
We drove back to Cardston for supper at a Chinese food buffet. The fortune that came in my fortune cookie said “Remember three months from this date! Your lucky star is shining” So I’ll have to pay attention to 2 February 2009… see if anything interesting happens. If everything works out, I should be at the beginning of my around-the-world trip!
I’m home now, and still having fun playing with my camera in order to learn what all the buttons do!

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