An Alberta Getaway Part 2

Our next stop on our photography trip was the Bleriot Ferry on the Red Deer River.

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The ferry here was first established in 1913 and the current boat was built in 1997.

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The ferry was named after a local homesteader Andre Bleriot.

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The crossing is free and only takes 1 to 2 minutes. Unless you are fortunate enough to cross with Phil. Because we were the only ones crossing at the time and no one was waiting for him, he was able to spend some time with us and regale us with stories. It was a definite highlight for me on the trip.

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So if you want to take a more roundabout route into Drumheller, a stop at the Bleriot Ferry is well worth your time. Summer is very busy so plan your trip when you can take a more leisurely pace.

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