A rockhound is an amateur geologist or collector of rocks, minerals and gemstones. It’s not always about the value or selling them. Not for me. I like the history of rocks. Such ancient things, far older than even the oldest of trees. Eroded by time and the elements (mostly water) found on and under land, sea and space, small enough to fit into a pocket or far too massive to consider moving at all.… Read the rest
I tried to find the photographer, Kevin McElheran online. No luck, just more abandoned or broken links. I did find a description which was posted with another copy of the same photo, on two other sites. So, some background information about how the photo was taken. But, I still don’t know what happened to Kevin McElheran from Calgary, Alberta.… Read the rest
In a post about beautiful places around the world, Alberta is one of those selected.
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It’s beautiful, interesting, and explosive. This remote lake in Alberta is home to ‘ice bubbles’ – bubbles formed when methane gas freezes as its approaches the surface of the lake.
I found this post awhile ago, about abandoned places around the world. This was the only place in Canada posted. I haven’t seen it but the photo of the old train really makes me wish to see more of this place. I’m sure you can find more photos online, try Google Maps and the big urban exploration sites.… Read the rest
I was a Canadian alien, according to the immigration paperwork at the time. (I was a Canadian who married a man in the US). So, I had my time to be an alien – but not a space alien.
Real aliens (from space/ another planet) would be entirely different. I wonder how they would look, what they would eat, do they breathe, have hair, how do they communicate and how they would live their lives.… Read the rest
Provincial Ghost Societies and Researchers
Cities and Towns
There are paranormal explorers all across Canada. Paranormal gets mixed in with everything ghosts. But, paranormal is a lot more than ghosts and haunted houses. In Canada we have a lot more paranormal, unexplained mysteries and mysterious monsters than you may think.
I tried sorting paranormal and ghost hunter links but it became a judgement call based on very little for some groups, researchers and societies.… Read the rest