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Tuesday 19th July 2005

Calgary Stampede!

Took a couple of days off work and did a roadtrip through the Rockies to Calgary for the world renowned Stampede. Got there Thurs night and had a few warm up beers at the Den. On Friday we hit the Stampede grounds. It is basically like a massive fair similar to the Royal Easter show in Sydney. We saw some live country music, a mountainbike demo, chilled in the Indian Village and watched a hypnotist which was awesome. Friday night we met up with some Kelowna mates and went to Tequilla nightclub, not a bad one at all.

Saturday was the day of the pub crawl. It all kicked off at Coyotes bar at 3pm. 40+ buses and over 3,000 people were all vital ingredients of a massive day. All the bars had massive tents set up to accommodate all the people, it was insane. We also went to Cowboys, Ranchmens and one other bar. All with a cowboy theme. We had a group of about 20 who had all travelled from Kelowna and it was an awesome day!

Sunday we drove back to Kelowna. Everything went smoothly except for a minor speeding fine on the way home. Great weekend, now = detox! A big thanks to Leith for putting Matty and I up for the weekend!

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