Above: A giant T-Rex at the Drumheller visitor information centre.
Above: The partial Australian contingent at Kicking Horse resort
at Golden, British Columbia. Kicking Horse has the longest vertical run in
the Canadian Rockies with a drop of 1260m over a 10km long trail.
Below: The home of the Calgary Flames (ice) hockey team, Pengrowth
Saddledome. Hockey is to Canadians what cricket is to Aussies - a religion!
Every time the Calgary Flames score, two large gas burners suspended from
the ceiling ignite a huge flame.
Above: Despite the crowds, the corporate tickets I scabbed had
good seats, four rows from the front near the Flames goal.
Below: This meant that there were some hard hit-ups on the plexi-glass right in front of me!
Above: Someone is going to have a sore head tonight!
Below: Flames goalie Mikka Kiprusoff makes a save against a Nashville attack. Kippa was awarded the best goalie for the 2005/06 season.
Below: At the Calgary Car Show we got to see some small cars...
Below: ...and some more averaged sized North American cars! For the record, my colleage Christian is 199cm tall.
All photos and content (except where marked) Copyright Craig McIntyre 2006.