Edmonton needs better PR. My expectations were super low after chatting with friends and readers who had been there. I was warned that there was nothing to do in "Deadmonton" if you're a guy who hates malls. Although I was only there for a short time, I was pleasantly surprised
When I asked friends and readers what I should do while in Edmonton, the most common reply I got was "go to Banff and Jasper" or "go to Calgary". So we decided to fly into Calgary, rent a car, and check out Banff and Jasper national parks. It was gorgeous.
During the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada Olympic Park was the primary venue for ski jumping, bobsleigh, and luge. I was there this weekend, armed with my handy Calgary neighbourhood map. This is where Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards represented Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping. The flags look like