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The unpredictable weather, the wanna be cowboys trying to do the two-step during Stampede, the red mile...who wouldn´t want to live in my City!!!!

We are close to the mountains, lakes and BC, and the weather may get cold, but 5 minutes later you are back in your shorts and wondering why the temperature plays tricks on you...

One of the best things about Calgary is its diversity of people. Little Italy, Chinatown, the Greek Society are just a few of the many cultures that call Calgary their home. Since most people have migrated here from other provinces, I am one of the rare born and raised variety here. If you have any questions or want any advice about this place I call my crib, feel free to ask me...mi casa es su casa (that is the Spanish coming out in me...:))

Hangin' with the crew.....

17th Avenue, Canada Olympic Park, The Calgary Tower, The Leisure Centre, The Saddledome, Prince´s Island Park, The Salsa Festival, Heritage Park, Bragg Creek, Floating the Bow, Eau Claire Market, Kensington, The Glenbow Museum, The Calgary Stampede, The Folk Festival, The Calgary Flames, The Calgary Stampeders, Olympic Plaza, The Talisman Centre, Confederation Park, Westhills Shopping Outlet, Sunridge Spectrum, Golf Dome....yeah, too bad there´s not much to do here...

Here is a list of the best bars/pubs in Calgary...according to us, anyway...well, they are the ones we are most likely to be found depending on the night...since I live downtown, most of these places are a hop, skip and a stumble from my pad....

-Ship and Anchor
-Rose and Crown
-Whiskey
-Crazy Horse
-Morgans
-The Back Alley (no matter how drunk you are you are never the worst one in the joint)
-Ceili's
-Metropolitan Grill
-Cowboys (no one wears wranglers and there are no bull steering competitions)
-Tantra
-Melrose
-Shanks
-Lucky

There are a plethora (like the word?) of other establishments, however, we try to keep it confined to the above...what can we say, we are loyal!!!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Good friends, good fun....
  • Cons:Weather is never predictable...
  • In a nutshell:The place I love when I am away....
  • Intro Updated Apr 4, 2005
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  • amandajayne81's Profile Photo
    Dec 22, 2009 at 4:50 PM

    Very comprehensive and enjoyable page. We are hoping to visit in 2010. Thanks for the tips.

  • Anchovy56's Profile Photo
    Jun 26, 2007 at 10:44 AM

    It seems alot of my female VT friends are in education. I admire you lot...I could not do it :o)

  • littlesam1's Profile Photo
    Aug 3, 2005 at 10:03 AM

    Every year I say I want to come up for Stampede. And yet I have not made it yet. Maybe next year.

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Jun 23, 2005 at 10:07 AM

    Calgary seems to have a lot of festivals enjoyed your photos & tips Good page

  • ronaldbarr's Profile Photo
    Apr 15, 2005 at 12:00 PM

    Hey B-Unit! Greetings from Ireland to you in Canada. It has been a pleasure to take a tour with you and to rate your tips. How do you take the photos? Best wishes. ronaldbarr

  • amesian's Profile Photo
    Apr 15, 2005 at 11:32 AM

    As a Canada lover i enjoyed your pages.Regards from Turkey :)

  • belgianchocolate's Profile Photo
    Apr 8, 2005 at 5:15 AM

    I love the salsa festival concept...yes this looks like a fun vibrant city. great page. frank.

  • frank_delargy's Profile Photo
    Jan 12, 2005 at 7:19 AM

    One gets the impression that Calgary never sleeps.. except to recuperate :-) If I showed up for a salsa festival, I would be expecting to see a lot of Latin dancing! cheers.. Frank

  • mamasan69's Profile Photo
    Jan 1, 2005 at 8:30 PM

    HI there, HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Calgary is normal for this time of year, cold (-30) and full of snow....hehe Take care of yourself and i will talk to you soon. KJ

  • benazer's Profile Photo
    Dec 16, 2004 at 3:24 PM

    Very interesting and enjoyable pages. Really enjoyed your commentaries and pictures.

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