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After we left the Alaska Motorcade we headed accross Canada

Canada
Jasper National Park * Jasper is the largest and most northerly Canadian rocky mountain national park, part of a spectacular World Heritage Site. Comprised of delicate and carefully protected ecosystems, Jasper's scenery is none-the-less rugged and mountainous. In this special corner of Canada you can thrill to the thunder of Sunwapta Falls, enjoy the serene beauty of Mount Edith Cavell, connect with nature along 1,000-plus kilometres of trails, experience Athabasca Glacier up close or just resign yourself to a relaxing soak in Miette Hotsprings 
  
 

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Buffalo Nations Museum * Housed in a log fort south of the Bow River, just across the bridge from downtown Banff, this museum is devoted to the history of the First Nations peoples of the Canadian Rockies and Northern Plains. It offers realistic dioramas, tepees, a sun-dance exhibit, artifacts, and ornaments.
  
This Banff museum celebrates the history and culture of the Plains Indians. Wander through the gallery and learn about their life, their contact with Europeans and their spirituality. This beautiful museum--located on a river--features displays of Native Canadian beadwork and clothing, quillwork, weapons and hunting implements, musical instruments and photographs. The life-size displays of daily life and special ceremonies are especially interesting. 

 

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Glenbow Museum * Glenbow Museum is Where the World Meets the West - where intriguing stories from Western Canada connect with extraordinary art and artifacts from around the world. Combining a museum, art gallery, library and archives all under one roof, Glenbow boasts over a million artifacts and some 28,000 works of art in its vast collections and is one of the largest museums in Canada. Through a variety of dynamic programs and changing exhibitions and programs, and a broad collection of art, artifacts, and historical documents, Glenbow Museum builds on a commitment to preserve western heritage while simultaneously providing visitors with a glimpse of the world beyond.  
  
In 1966, Eric Harvie and his family donated his impressive collection of art, artifacts, and historical documents to the people of Alberta. Today, Glenbow Museum is one of the most entrepreneurial museums in Canada, playing an essential role in defining Western Canadian culture. Glenbow also continues Eric Harvie's vision to be Where the World Meets the West, inviting visitors to explore three major special exhibitions annually, and an eclectic range of permanent galleries featuring significant Western Canadian and international collections. 

 

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Heritage Park Historical Village * Heritage Park Historical Village is a historical park located in Calgary, Alberta. The park is located on 66 acres (267,000 m²) of parkland on the banks of the Glenmore Reservoir, along the city's southwestern edge. It is one of the city's most visited tourist attractions. It is also the largest living historical park in Canada. The park is branded as a living museum since it features a village that was recreated to appear as it might have in late 19th and early 20th century Alberta. Many of the historical buildings are real and were transported to the park to be placed on display. Others are re-creations of actual buildings. Most of the structures are furnished and decorated with genuine artifacts. Even the park's staff costumes and maintenance vehicles are true to the time. Calgary Transit provides regular shuttle service from Heritage C-Train station. 
  
The park is divided into three distinct areas reflecting different time periods in Western Canadian history: The Hudsons Bay Company Fur Trading Fort , circa 1864, The Pre-Railway Settlement Village, circa 1880, and The Railway Prairie Town, circa 1910.

 

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Calgary Tower * Officially opened June 30th 1968, the 'Tower' has become the City of Calgary's most famous and identifiable physical landmark. One of the first Towers of its kind, the Calgary Tower offers the best view in Calgary and is a must-see on any tourist's itinerary. 
  
Throughout the 1988 Winter Olympic Games, a flame burned at the top of the Tower, making the Calgary Tower the World's Largest Olympic Torch. The torch is still lit today for special occasions, like Canada Day and during the Calgary Flames race for the Stanley Cup, sparking fond memories as well as a certain civic pride in all Calgarians 

 

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Royal Saskatchewan Museum * Between 1906 and 1945 the Museum occupied several premises including the Regina Trading Company Building, the Provincial Legislative Building, and the Normal School (the eastern-most historic building on the College Avenue campus of the University of Regina). During the Second World War the Museum's collections were taken out of public display and stored initially in the General Motors Building (east on Dewdney Avenue) to permit the Normal School to be used for the Commonwealth Air Training Plan, and then, when the GM building was also requisitioned, in Pilkington’s Glass Company Building. The collections returned to the Normal School in 1944 and opened to the public again in 1946.
  
 

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Manitoba Museum * Visitors can get a detailed look at the lives of the Plains Indians and the early prairie settlers at this museum located in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. It has nine galleries including a planetarium, a science gallery, and a five-story sailing ship, the Nonsuch. The Manitoba Museum was recently awarded the Michelin Guide's highest rating, Worth the Trip. 
  
 

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