I’ve always been fascinated by stories. I grew up in Mumbai, the land of Bollywood stars and extravagant movie sets, so the charm of celebrities wore off quickly. Stories, however, stuck with me.
In the hit television series Fargo, a central character, Lorne Malvo, has an unusual worldview. In one scene, he warns a police officer who has pulled him over to let him go. “Now, why would I do that?” asks officer Gus Grimly.
“Because some roads you shouldn’t go down. Because maps used to say, ‘There be dragons here.’ Now they don’t. But that don’t mean the dragons aren’t there.”
Want to follow the dragons? Take a tour of famous film locations in Calgary, from
Inception to Brokeback Mountain (page 19), an extensive Fargo tour (page 20) or dine like a celebrity at famous locations (page 48).
Avoid the dragons and explore fall hikes (page 24) right within the city. Let your imagination run wild as you sip on drinks by some of Canada’s best bartenders (page 22) before you head to a show (page 30).
If you’re looking for indulgent dining options paired with the city’s attractions check out Attractive Dining (page 18) or shop till you drop in these neighbourhoods (page 38).
This season surrounds us with stories: of spirits and legends, with film and theatre, and brews and bites of fall harvest.
Explore beautiful Calgary during crisp autumn days and go down these roads, even if there be dragons here.