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Summer Travels 2012 – part 1

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2012, like the previous few years, we hooked up our travel trailer and headed south for some much-needed vacation time. This year we are taking three weeks and traveling to southern Alberta. Starting on July 6 and returning home July 29. Our first few stops would be one night stops as we would be trying to get to our first home base in Lethbridge quickly. Lady Evelyn Falls Territorial Park is our first stop, my plan was to leave Yellowknife by 1 pm and get to Kakisa (where the park is) by 5 or 5:30 pm. That plan didn’t work well, we didn’t get out of Yellowknife until 2:45 pm and didn’t arrive in Kakisa until 7:30 pm. After we arrived we didn’t even unhook, we just set the stabilizers and planned for an earlier night. Dale and I managed to hike down to the falls. I had planned on go back to the falls for some more photos in the morning. However, the trailer had other plans. We got up early to try to get a head start on our day only to find two problems. The first was a flat tire on the trailer and the second was the emergency brake cable had  broken. My morning turned to repairing the problems rather than taking pictures. We still managed to be out of the park by 10:00 am. From there we were off to The Creek Golf Club and RV Park near Peace River and Grimshaw, Alberta. Once we arrived and were set up, we headed into Peace River to visit my sister. We had dinner and hung out there for a few hours (and quickly grabbed a shower and a buzz cut, lol) before heading back for the night. Another early morning was planned as we would be off to Gull Lake. We would have two nights in Gull Lake as we had to have some maintenance work done to the trailer while there. The park in Gull Lake was Summerland RV Resort and it was great. After an early night we were all up at 7:30 am so we could get the trailer to Red Deer for its service and to get the tire repaired. Bella the dog got a trim and then back to the RV park for dinner and some mini golf (which I won, lol). Jenna and I decide to go for a short walk and get a few images. So far so good, next stop Lethbridge (where we will have ten days). Below are a couple of images from the trip so far. Stay tuned, enjoy the photos and as always Happy Shooting.

Lady Evelyn Falls near Kakisa, NWT

Sunset over Canola near Gull Lake, Alberta


Written by leesacrey

July 11, 2012 at 10:37 AM

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  1. Those pictures are AWESOME! I’m following your vacation. love you.

    loretta Beck

    July 27, 2012 at 9:54 AM

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