“Ancient” history, local tall tales, I love stories!
Personally, I’m a bit of a “geek” when it comes to the history of our cities. I love learning about the architecture, the local plant and animal life, the odd facts, best places to visit, local hangouts, the “less-loved” areas, the boring, it’s all interesting to me. It helps me to better understand the city, how it came to be, where it came from, why places are where they are, how it has shaped individuals into who they are today and how individuals themselves have changed it.
Whenever, and where ever, I travel or have lived, I have made the effort in either taking a bus tour or finding a local of the town or city to learn more (or a new perspective) about the city. Having lived in Calgary for over ten years, I’ve just barely begun to scratch the service of understanding Calgary. So what better way to continue learning than through one or more walks during Jane’s Walk 2017!
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