An Alberta Getaway Part One

A few months ago, a photography buddy and I decided we needed to go on an overnight trip somewhere with the sole purpose of immersing ourselves in our craft. We booked a hotel in Drumheller and by 6:00 a.m. on Friday morning I was on my way to pick her up. We decided to travel to Three Hills and then head south, stopping wherever we wanted to.

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The countryside in this part of Alberta is truly beautiful. And we ended up with wonderful weather. A perfect combination for our journey.

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For some reason, posts were of interest to me this time around.

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And old churches. We stopped at several, including Orkney Presbyterian Church.

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Close to the Bleriot Ferry, we stopped to photograph our first look at the interesting landscape around Drumheller. It reminds me of places in Arizona and New Mexico.

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The shadows of the grasses here caught my eye as did the cracked and barren dirt.

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And, of course, another post.

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On the hillside we spotted the beginnings of some hoodoos. They are formed when a more durable rock cap protects the softer material underneath. I just learned that on this trip.

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Next, the Bleriot Ferry.

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