Travel Blogs from Banff, Canada

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Farewell to the Rockies, Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

Farewell to the Rockies

A travel blog entry by leann-robyn

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... . Lots of snow, a few candid photos, a delicious lunch and great company all combined into one great memory for future "Canada reminiscing". Carol, thank you for being so amazing to us. You are a special lady and we are lucky to have spent the day ...

Rockies, Banff, Canada travel blog

Rockies

A travel blog entry by louiseandblake

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... was a sort of farmers market type shop.  On our way to Revelstoke we drove through Sicamous the house boat capitol of Canada.  Our optional activity for the day was kayaking, most people bar a few decided to give it a miss after dropping them ...

Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

Lake Louise

A travel blog entry by mrsmac

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... though very pricey but most places here are expensive. We have decided to stay here for two nights. Tomorrow we will go down to Banff and then come back and then go onto Jasper. We went to the Station restaurant tonight which is in the old Railway Station ...

Banff, Alberta, Canada, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff, Alberta, Canada

A travel blog entry by clari.moura

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A "Down Day" in Banff

A travel blog entry by 2jgstl

... 8211; laundry, coach cleaning, grocery shopping. While Jane got the clothes clean, Jim made a necessary visit to a medical clinic in Banff Village.  He got a nasty splinter removed from a finger.  The highlight of the day was dinner out at The ...

Jasper to Banff, Banff, Canada travel blog

Jasper to Banff

A travel blog entry by whernside

... final stop, Banff, arrivng about an hour later at about 17:00. We hit the supermarket for supplies and then cheked into the Samesun Banff Backpackers Hostel, made our beds and had tea! A decent hostel, good folk in the room, a nice Aussie fella, chris who ...

Peyto Lake..., Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

Peyto Lake...

A travel blog entry by rich

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I had a sleep in the next morning, and didn't get up until 6.30am, some thirty minutes later than usual! I didn't intend to get up this early, but I heard Dave's alarm and then a whisper in my ear told me "blue sky" - that was good enough for me. I was ...

Hiking, biking and camping in Banff, Banff, Canada travel blog

Hiking, biking and camping in Banff

A travel blog entry by kaybe

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After days on the road, the busy streets of Banff offered a nice change. Although we knew that Banff National Park is the most visited across Canada, we were somewhat surprised of the amount of tourists that made their way here. We did some shopping, ...

Great Views, nice row, Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

Great Views, nice row

A travel blog entry by robdidcoe

... fantastic way to end our visit to this beautiful and scenic location. It was quite serene out on the lake with only your own thoughts, and that of your paddling partner, to distract you. Even just drifting on the lake was pleasant. Tomorrow, off to ...

CANADA PHOTOS, Jasper & Banff National Parks, Canada travel blog

CANADA PHOTOS

A travel blog entry by john-leah

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The Rockies Rock (Final Instalment!), Banff, Canada travel blog

The Rockies Rock (Final Instalment!)

A travel blog entry by cazza_macca

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Very sadly it was the last day of the tour today and we were therefore heading back to Banff.  Although we were revisiting some areas we had previously been in we took in some new sites along the way.  There was a lot more ...

Walking Lake Louise and Wapta Falls, Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

Walking Lake Louise and Wapta Falls

A travel blog entry by johnsjourneys

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At last there was good weather on the lake to do the walk around its North side, a walk of about 3 Km each way. At the far end, high up on the rock face, is a frozen waterfall, a section of which fell with a resounding crash that reverberated around the ...

Day 19 - Banff, Banff, Canada travel blog

Day 19 - Banff

A travel blog entry by thesullivans

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... ; We then drove into the town centre and Lee-Ann did a bit of solo shopping (winter clothes and chocolate ofcouese.  Banff makevchocolates called bear paws - see photo).  Sienna had a much needed sleep on the RV while Max and Brett watched DVDs ...

Karaoke..., Banff, Canada travel blog

Karaoke...

A travel blog entry by rich

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... ! So I go to the karaoke with someone in Japan, then bump into them again six months later at the karaoke...in Canada! What a small world. Anyway, I got up on stage completely sober and knocked out My Generation, and then palled up with a boisterous ...

Banff, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff

A travel blog entry by kaos

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Banff - Hot and cold all at once!, Banff National Park, Canada travel blog

Banff - Hot and cold all at once!

A travel blog entry by kwilliamson

... However it was just sooo cold we couldn't stay very long. -  Then we made the ~1 hour drive to the town of BanffBanff is bigger than both Jasper and Lake Louise, but still just as cold.  However there is a famous hot springs here that ...

Banff - Day 2, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff - Day 2

A travel blog entry by ozdan_2006

... chances are you will be fine. Tomorrow I plan on going on a huge hike up Sulphur Mountain, it is a really high mountain local to Banff. Bears are an issue there so I plan to go with a couple others to be extra safe. I had the hostel room to myself ...

Getting to Banff, Banff, Canada travel blog

Getting to Banff

A travel blog entry by johnsjourneys

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... seemed to be flattening out on to the central Canadian plain, and with the rain not letting up it was decided to head back to Banff on the main highway, Route 1. Just before Banff, a turning off the highway leads to a pasture where some elk were feeding, ...

Day 5 Rocky Mountaineer, Banff, Canada travel blog

Day 5 Rocky Mountaineer

A travel blog entry by jas20j

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... Rocky Mountains mid afternoon. The crew and dinner service on board was magnificent. As we were later than usual arriving into Banff an additional soup and quiche meal was whipped up for passengers just in case they were hungry. Our 38 Australian and 1 ...

More Adventures in the Rockies, Banff, Canada travel blog

More Adventures in the Rockies

A travel blog entry by adawn

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... few times. Everyone was in favour of going out to town for dinner which meant no dishes! 16th July 2007 - Johnson Canyon - Banff Today we headed off to Althabasca Falls before the Glacier walk on Athabasca Glacier. I bought sunglasses because the sun was ...

Lake Louise and White Water Rafting, Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

Lake Louise and White Water Rafting

A travel blog entry by adawn

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... . We then headed off to a Wolf Education centre and it was really interesting. I had no idea that you can kill Wolves in Canada if they step outside a National park without a permit. You need a permit in this country to remove road kill from the road for ...

Banff Week 2, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff Week 2

A travel blog entry by nickandmilly

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... after a respectable 8.   Thursday and Saturday are traditionaly our biggest nights out and it was into Banff for some evening musical entertainment in the Rose and Crown with a local band, followed by the attractions of ...

More Fun in Banff, Banff, Canada travel blog

More Fun in Banff

A travel blog entry by 2jgstl

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... got to Johnson Lake for another short lakeside hike.  Then, it was back into town for a visit to the Banff Museum, also a Canadian National Historic Site.  This was essentially a natural history museum, with stuffed versions of every critter at ...

Banff, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff

A travel blog entry by jkirby

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... rewarded with another branch of Cows. Then we had a scenic walk along the Bow River and then up to the famous and historic Banff Springs Fairmont.   We couldn't pass up happy hour on their terrace over looking the Bow River so we sat down and each ...

Banff to Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

Banff to Lake Louise

A travel blog entry by whernside

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... off, so we said goodbye to our short lived group! We checked into the HI Lake Louise Alpine center, it was stunning, luxury like Banff, but in the middle of the wilderness, Lake Louise been only a small village!! We got settled and then headed down to the ...

Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Canada travel blog

Lake Louise

A travel blog entry by scoonpooh

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Yes!!! No rain. That was my first though as I woke up this morning. There was suppose to be a 70% chance of rain today. However, I could actually see most of the mountains around us. Today, we were to drive to the Lake Louise area of the Canadian ...

Nice Hike, Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

Nice Hike

A travel blog entry by the2poes

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Today we took the trail to the end of Lake Louise.  This hike is very easy with very little elevation change.  The round trip distance was around 4.5 miles and the weather was fine for hiking.  The photos in this entry are not all from ...

Banff, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff

A travel blog entry by tphilip75

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... ... a big horned ram was just standing in the middle of the road! Why are all the animals in Canada so big and dangerous??? On our final day in Banff we went for a beautiful scenic drive to Lake Louise. Along the way we stopped at Johnson's Canyon to ...

Crossing the Border, Banff, Canada travel blog

Crossing the Border

A travel blog entry by steeles-rvtrip

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... like the American timber, it may have bugs!!  Our small pepper spray, that we had bought as a 'bear deterrent' is illegal in Canada, so we relinquished that & later had to buy some genuine bear spray.    Mind you, the Can ...

Off Exploring, Banff, Canada travel blog

Off Exploring

A travel blog entry by rachelm1075

Writing today from Banff National Park in Alberta.  Easily one of the most beautiful places in Canada.  I'm nestled in the Canadian Rockies and having a very random (in a crazy fun sort of way) adventure.  I decided to come check out Banff ...

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