A popular Instagram account could inspire you to book a trip to the city the Oilers call home.
A local Edmonton Instagram account is setting the city aside from the rest at the moment, as it basks in all of its well-filtered glory.
CTV recently ran a story on an Instagram account called ‘Yeggers’ (slang for Edmontonians), which offers stunning shots of Edmonton that are snapped by thousands of different views.
The account was created by Brittany Punter with an intention to showcase Edmonton’s offerings in a positive light.
“I love this city,” Punter told CTV Edmonton. “There are so many little adventures you can go on without even leaving the city.”
@icecastles_ captured by @okloewen #yeggers A photo posted by YEGGERS (@yeggers_) on
Taking her love for the city a step further than the Instagram page, Punter just launched a video to inspire a further dialogue about the city.
“I basically wanted to collect as many video clips as possible from people all over the city just saying Edmonton is… blank. Whatever it meant to them,” she told CTV Edmonton. “There was such a good range of responses.”
Whatever it is you want from 2017, Edmonton can help you get there. Edmonton is what you make it. Edmonton is underestimated. Edmonton is a place where the cold doesn't break us, but makes us. And Edmonton is so many more things to many different people. I chose to focus on the positive in this video instead of dwelling on the negative, I encourage you to do the same with this New Year ✌️️ . I also tried my best to include as many of the clips as possible, but some wouldn't fit due to the one minute time constraint. Also I realize the audio is not perfect, but with clips coming from so many different sources it was nearly impossible to make seamless. Anyways, I hope you enjoy! 😎 (if there are any videographers out there interested in helping with future Yeggers video projects – shoot me a message!) . Check out Yeggers on FB to see a longer version of the video– and give it a like for more fun projects 👍 . Last but not least, check out these awesome people from #YEG and their amazing feeds! ⬇️ . @doniveson @cityofedmonton @thewolvesarecalling @javihappi @rbadian77 @supermiim @beercadeyeg @byusuf @thatguyfromedmonton @sandycoull1 @yegloveletters @_3levated @harrybats @carmenbachezphoto @alipaydli @lifelightlens @kurtbugasto @alpunter @mtarapaski @brendenzap @yegventures @lifes_aperture @jvcob_hendo @the.inner.world.of.rahul @nicoleey14__ @jesse.the.messe @kati3__h @colblerot @glennymah @tearsofsaturn @architextureyeg @kieran_grace_ @jordhon @roshers_c @oldstrathcona @_brittyp . #yeggers
The Instagram page has more than 31,000 followers.