If Alberta had a catchphrase it would have to be "Super Size It". And we're not just talking about the province's penchant for building giant replicas of sausages, ducks and dinosaurs. It's just that in the westernmost of the prairie provinces it seems everything is exceptionally big.
There are wide, wide-open spaces with giant skies and seas of green and golden grasses. There are big mountains, the wild, jagged, rugged-looking kind that are full of glaciers and ice fields and shimmering emerald lakes. And big cities: Edmonton and Calgary, two of Canada's largest.