Tag Archives: Calgary

Calgary’s Plus 15

Downtown Calgary has a pedestrian skywalk system linking buildings, allowing one to traverse the city center er, centre, without setting foot outside. The name refers to the height above ground, approximately 15 feet, which… feet?! aren’t they on the metic … Continue reading

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Calgary Central Library

The hotel we were staying at was right next door to the stunning new (opened November, 2018) Calgary Public Library Central Branch. It is an amazingly beautiful building, with sleek curves softened with the generous use of wood. Although super modern … Continue reading

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Calgary Tower

At 191 m (627 ft), the Calgary Tower is not the tallest building in Calgary – one list I saw has it at #6 – but, as a free standing observation tower it has a distinctive appearance on the skyline. … Continue reading

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Sweet Tooth Ice Cream

thegoogles again… I’d looked at the map to see how to get to the personal hot pot restaurant, and seen that there was ICE CREAM nearby. Sweet Tooth Ice Cream turned out to be the rolled ice cream thing, which … Continue reading

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Mari Bakeshop

There was another bakery close to our hotel in Calgary – well actually there was also a Tim Horton’s right next door (does that count as a bakery?) but I never went in – which I happened to see on … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Citizen Bakery

Again, I noticed on thegoogles map that there was a bakery nearby, with the intriguing name of Sidewalk Citizen. They closed before we got back in the evenings, but opened before we left. Well, opened in a loose definition of … Continue reading

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Village Ice Cream

It’s fun to look for ice cream when travelling – OK, OK, it’s always fun to look for ice cream – but I seem to make a bit more of a point of it when I’m in a new place … Continue reading

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