Calgary (Still) Has Christmas Spirit


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On a sojourn to the Glenmore Reservoir, I was struck by the holiday cheer that seems to have maintained its grip on the Mount Royal area. I took a few pictures on my walk of some particularly well-lit houses and trees.

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Snow crunching underneath my feet as my hands flirted with frostbite, it genuinely warmed my heart to see how much effort was put into decorating in this neighbourhood. It’s a nice change from the sterile apartment buildings in the downtown.

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Should you make a trip to the Glenmore Reservoir (and I highly recommend you do), be sure to bring extra socks. I only wore one pair of socks, and by the time I had gotten to Sandy Beach I could no longer feel my toes and it hurt to walk. Ah, the crippling beauty of a Calgary winter.

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