Travel Blogs from Rockies, Canada

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Nina's Birthday Hike - Rainbow Falls, Kananaskis Village, Canada travel blog

Nina's Birthday Hike - Rainbow Falls

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Sep 27, 2012, Banff, Canada travel blog

Sep 27, 2012

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Snowshoe Weekend - Castle Hostel, Castle Junction, Canada travel blog

Snowshoe Weekend - Castle Hostel

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Jasper, Jasper, Canada travel blog

Jasper

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Dean: Travelled from Edmonton to Jasper, which is one of the Canadian National Parks in the Canadian Rockies. Got the Greyhound here, which was meant to leave at 13:00 but left us all standing in a queue until gone 14:00 - no explanation, no apology - ...

Sep 26, 2012, Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

Sep 26, 2012

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Rockies Road Trip......................., Rockies, Canada travel blog

Rockies Road Trip.......................

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Hi again to all!! We have survived the Rockies and Lou's first overseas drive! She did great though, especially in the face of many stresses and potential hazards. It's been a long week of touring, but worth every bit. Nowhere near, have we scratched the ...

Climbing the Rockies, Banff, Canada travel blog

Climbing the Rockies

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... , hailing from Quebec) and we both soaked our bones in the steamy, heated bath. The mineral rich warm waters are reknowned throughout Canada for curing rheumatism, arthritis and other ailments. All I know is it felt damn good after hiking all day long! I ...

Rockin the Moose!, Banff, Canada travel blog

Rockin the Moose!

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Left the city of Vancouver today heading east into Canada's Rocky Mountains. Picked up a fantastic group of international passengers (I was the first loaded onto our mini-bus), with Australians, Japanese, British, Irish, Austrian and Swiss folks all ...

From Jasper to Banff, Banff, Canada travel blog

From Jasper to Banff

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Alex: Banff is just as stunning as Jasper and the drive over was also amazing. We were driving through a valley so could see mountains on either side. On one side there were the Columbian Icefields and all you could see was of the ice was a cross section ...

The Icefield Parkway, Jasper to Banff, Canada travel blog

The Icefield Parkway

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... they are able to grip the rocky slopes with grace and ease. We also learn that a collaboration between Parks Canada and Montana State University, the Henry P. Kendall Foundation and other partners funded the construction of wildlife passages, crossings ...

Life at a Mountain Resort, Jasper, Canada travel blog

Life at a Mountain Resort

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Sorry folks but no pics this time. Satellite connection is just way to frustrating for that type of thing. But just felt a need to ramble for a bit about life here at Sunwapta Falls Resort. Feel free to scan or skip altogether. New Friends So ...

Good Friends and Good Views, Jasper, Canada travel blog

Good Friends and Good Views

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Travelpod now has unlimited space for uploading pictures. So here are some from the past month or so. These are mostly from a little road trip we took to Golden and then around the resort and town. Not feeling much in a writing mood so I will let ...

Homesickness, Jasper, Canada travel blog

Homesickness

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I am quite homesick at the moment. And how silly is that? When exactly four weeks today I will be heading to Calgary and jumping a plane to Toronto. But even though I am excited about my trip home (and our little side trip to Newfoundland) there is ...

Hunting and Skiing, Banff, Canada travel blog

Hunting and Skiing

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We set forth to kill an elk and while we did ultimately fail in that respect the slaughter of a moose was enough to sate our bloodlust. Jerrod and I dropped a moose at650 yards, he hit it in the rear ankle and i shot it right below the front right ...

MOUNTAINS AND MORE HOOK-UPS, Jasper Nat'l Park, Canada travel blog

MOUNTAINS AND MORE HOOK-UPS

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... aspire to be rodeo clowns, or bull-fighters. We definitely shouldn't aspire to be rodeo steers. More from the Canadian Rockies up next. - Modern Oddyseus with Johnny, Adam, and Julie Thanks to Nathan; and Dennis for the rides! Much thanks to ...

First Mountainous Days, Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

First Mountainous Days

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... of nights we had enough of sleeping on cramped floors and decided to get ourselves to Fernie, BC. When I decided to travel to the Rockies the travelling snob part of me gawfed a little. This wasn't going to be 'real_travel'. Where was the challenge in ...

Rocky Road, Banff,  Canada travel blog

Rocky Road

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... where gone. We enjoyed our stay in Lake Louise and continued our journey to Banff which is the oldest NP in Canada. It is a very spectacular site featuring mountainous terrain, glaciers, dense forest and alpine landscapes. Banff itself is a busteling ...

My new favourite place, Jasper, Canada travel blog

My new favourite place

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Photos are here In the past, when I have taken yoga classes I have been given a tip about relaxation. When things start to get out of control take yourself to your favourite place. For a long time this was lying in a hammock outside my beach ...

Wanderlust rears its head, Jasper, Canada travel blog

Wanderlust rears its head

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There has been a damp chill in the air for days. The clouds have been sitting low obscuring any view of the mountains. The days are filled with intermittent torrential downpours and brief clearing periods before the rains commence again. I have ...

Settling in again, Jasper, Canada travel blog

Settling in again

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This will have to be a quick one. The staff internet isn't fully up and running at the resort and the internet in town is just so bloody expensive ($8/hr!!!!) So I think that since last you heard we had made it to Lake Louise. We arrived a day ...

bears, Bears, BEARS!!!!, Jasper, Canada travel blog

bears, Bears, BEARS!!!!

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This morning as we were driving to Mount Robson we saw a bear sitting on top of a concrete barrier next to the road. We quickly turned around and went back for a closer look. It turned out to be a mama bear and a cub. If you look closely you can make ...

There's a bear in there - and a deer as well..., Banff, Canada travel blog

There's a bear in there - and a deer as well...

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Another 6am start - yes, startling - and off for blueberry pancakes in the dining car as we pulled out of Kamloops headed for Banff. More rain, more clouds but never-ending scenery with enlightening commentary from our two stewards. ...

Toot, toot, choof, choof - off we go!, Jasper to Winnepeg, Canada travel blog

Toot, toot, choof, choof - off we go!

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... I had hoped that the explanations would have been more intricate. The train picked up speed as it rolled out of the Rockies, leaving the snow, aspen, spruce and fir trees behind for birch groves and ice-fringed lakes, then open farmlands of ...

Mountain Climbing and Fantastic Eats, Jasper, Canada travel blog

Mountain Climbing and Fantastic Eats

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The Desire to Climb After living in the mountains for months is was inevitable that the urge to climb something would eventually overwhelm us. Especially now that the chair lifts have stopped and we no longer have regular transportation to the ...

Whistler and Banff, Banff, Canada travel blog

Whistler and Banff

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... campsite takes its name. On entrance the warden warned us of Grizzly bears, Wolves and Cougars.....nice neighborhood 'eh. Banff is Canada's highest town at 4540 ft above sea level and takes its name from Banffshire in Scotland. Banff is a ski ...

The Last Days, Jasper, Canada travel blog

The Last Days

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The last days at Sunwapta passed in a blur of sad goodbyes and eager countdowns for our own day to leave. Each day we would awake and peak out the window to see if this was the night that the snow had actually accumulated on the resort. Thanksgiving ...

Oh deer! Can't bear any more!, Jasper, Canada travel blog

Oh deer! Can't bear any more!

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I made my escape from Lake Louise this morning just as the Australian tourists were descending. Busloads of retirees with loud Strine accents (or is it that my ear is just more finely tuned to it amongst all the other accents?) The breakfast cafe was a ...

Thirty kilos of luggage, no moon boots..., Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

Thirty kilos of luggage, no moon boots...

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I was an hour early for the bus this morning. Just in case the same travellers were there again... AND IT WAS SNOWING! Large, fluffy snowflakes that melted on the road but built up a gentle dusting on the trees and rooftops. Real Christmas card ...

Dearest eloise i know we're supposed to ..., Banff, Canada travel blog

Dearest eloise i know we're supposed to ...

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... also noticed that I had seen 4 of those new Honda S2000's on the road. These cars aren't even on the market yet in Canada. It turns out that they were making promotional films and pictures. The only reason I mention this is to give the sports car guys ...

Banff/Rockies, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff/Rockies

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... and with my limited writing skills I wont even attempt to sum them up just see for yourself. Our time is nearly at an end in Canada and I will be sad to leave, it is only the fact that we have another ten months ahead of us that cheers me up. Hope ...

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