Head for authentic in the badlands of southeastern Alberta.
These videos were made after collecting video footage and still photography in the Canadian Badlands of southern Alberta. They are best enjoyed with the sound up. Go ahead, turn up the volume.
The Town of Bassano, Alberta, celebrated its 100th birthday this year with “The Best Dam Party in the West”. To mark the occasion, between June 30 and July 3, 2011, Bassano was invaded with revelers hungry for pancake breakfasts, street dancing, music and BBQs. The population (normally just over 1300 souls) doubled for the weekend […]
Snapshot: Alberta Tourism (2007) • More than 22 million person visits were made to Alberta. • Tourism generated over $5 billion in visitor spending. • Although 80% of Alberta’s tourists were from Alberta, 47% of tourism expenditures came from out-of-province visitors. • Over $680 million in tax revenue was generated for the Alberta government by […]
Pioneer Acres is Alberta’s largest agricultural museum. Ten thousand people are expected to attend its biggest event of the year, the Fall Show, August 5-7, 2011. Now in its forty-second year, the event attracts young families, farmers, truck lovers and ‘gear heads’ to the museum located near the village of Irricana, 45 minutes west of Calgary. Here’s […]
“Baa, Baa Black Sheep, have you any wool? Yes Sir, yes Sir, three bags full “. The old nursery rhyme came to mind when we toured the Custom Woolen Mills. The smallest of wool batches are processed here along with large orders. Located near the community of Linden, Alberta, Custom Woolens was started by hobby […]