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Edmonton

Edmonton has always tried a little desperately to be a Big Important City, often being looked down on by Vancouver and Toronto, and even by its long-time rival upstart Calgary. Although I grew up there, I admit it's not Paris, and it doesn't give up its charms easily. But the river valley and parks are beautiful, there's some attempt at interesting architecture, and there's a really nice cluster of festivals crammed into the short summer. The city and people grow on you.

If You Go
Yes, you'll want to do "the Mall," especially if you're unlucky enough to be there in winter. But otherwise do see Fort Edmonton, wander around Jasper and Whyte Avenues, and ride across the bridge on the LRT. It's a young city and not one that really holds on to its older buildings, but there are some. Generally the south side is nicer, my favorite section being the wider Whyte Avenue / University area.

Alpenhorn at Lake Louise
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University of Alberta
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Trolley at Fort Edmonton
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Rainstorm at Latin Festival
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Heritage Days Ukranian Dancers
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Cariwest Parade
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Legislature Grounds, Edmonton ›
  July 1989. Sea Lions at WEM ›
  July 2014. Shy Bluejay, Edmonton › August 2012. Edmonton Downtown › March 1994. Butterfly Leap, Devonian Garden
  › August 2010. Sign at Klondike Days, Edmonton
  › July 2004. Whyte Avenue at 103st, Edmonton › July 2015. Polka Dot Art, Whyte Avenue ›
  July 2015. City Hall › June 1995. Dog in Window › July 2017. Field by Old Heritage Mall › July 2017. Alberta Legislature, Edmonton ›
  March 1994 . Bourbon Street After Hours › July 2015. Commercial Hotel, Whyte Avenue, Edmonton ›
  July 2015. Alberta flowers, Devonian Garden
  › August 2010. Cheesy Ride, Klondike Days ›
  July 2004. Petals after Rain, Edmonton
  › July 2014. Petals after Rain, Edmonton
  › July 2014. Cariwest Parade, Edmonton
  › August 2013. Mark and Kim on the Mindbender,
  West Edmonton Mall › July 2004. 1895 Street, Fort Edmonton ›
  June 2008. Hawrelak Shakespeare Sunset › July 2017. Merchant of Venice, Hawrelak Park › July 2017. Edmonton Skyline › July 1989. World's Track & Field,
  Edmonton › August 2001. River Valley, Edmonton ›
  September 1990. Latin Festival, Edmonton › August
  2013. Edmonton Night Skyline › August
  2010. Pirate Ship at West Edmonton
  Mall › August 2010. Saskatoon Berries, Edmonton ›
  July 2015. Farmer's market, Whyte Avenue ›
  August 2006. Europa Boulevard, West Edmonton
  Mall › August 2010. Bar Bottles, West Edmonton Mall
  › July 2004. July 1 Fireworks › July 1989. New Control Tower, Edmonton
  › July 2014. Heritage Days, Edmonton › 2010. University of Alberta › August
  2010. Storm Whipping Up, Edmonton ›
  August 2005. Underwater in the WEM Sub Ride ›
  July 2004. Fort Edmonton › June 2008. Backyard Rainbow › July 2004. Mexican Dancers, Heritage Days ›
  August 2010. Beaumont From Airplane › May
  2009. Kelly's Saloon, Fort Edmonton ›
  June 2008. Klondike Days Ride › July 2010. Commonwealth Games at the Velodrome ›
  October 1978. West Edmonton Mall Waterpark ›
  March 1988. Crossection at Concordia College ›
  November 1990. Ferris Wheel at Night, Klondike Days ›
  July 1997. World's Games Runner, Whyte Avenue ›
  August 2001. Indian Art, Royal Alberta Museum ›
  August 2006. 1920 Street Pharmacy Pills, Fort Edmonton ›
  June 2008. Japanese Bridge, Devonian Gardens ›
  July 2010. Early Sunset Downtown Skyline ›
  July 2010. Old Fire Hall, Whyte Avenue › July 2017. Whyte and 104th Art › July 2017. U of A Pembina Hall & Teepee ›
  July 2010. U of A Rutherford Library Atrium ›
  July 2010. Cariwest Trinidad Parade ›
  August 2013. City Hall Fountains ›
  August 2013. Whyte Art Festival › July 2017. Whyte Sand Sculpture › July 2017. U of A Arts Building Corner ›
  July 2016. U of A Arts Building Right ›
  July 2016. Tragically Hip Farewell Tour ›
  July 2016. High Level Bridge at Sunset ›
  July 2010.