Johnston Canyon Resort
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TravelPod Member ReviewsJohnston Canyon Resort Banff
Our cabin (#19) is small but nice. The bathroom is clean with a good shower. The cabin is next to the Johnston Canyon Falls, which has a steep falls that is pretty impressive. I don't like the fact that the TV doesn't work and the store offers really old VHS movies to rent. It would be nice to relax at night with a TV show or movie, but we're playing UNO instead.
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... valley reflected in the blue water below, snow on the trees and fog rolling in.
That night we started looking at the aurora forecast - really good forecasts predicted, but the first night it was completely covered with cloud and the second we went for a drive but no action. Fingers crossed for later in the trip!
Towards the end i was getting a bit stir crazy, keen for the next adventure!
... so good. Now Jym and I are not vegetarians but I can appreciate different ways of eating and the food smelled really good. I had a sweet potato and corn soup and a melted pear sandwich…I know. Who knew?? But it was fabulous. You can really see the difference between when someone has obligatorily added a few vegetarian dishes to their menu vs someone who has created their entire restaurant around that theme.
We headed back to the hotel a ...
Both Allie and I were looking forward to Banff as again it is a bit more touristy but also it is famous for its hot springs and anyone who knows Allie will know she loves two things when travelling, temples and hot springs!!! We went straight to these in lashing rain and arrived for opening. The water temperature is cooled to a very hot 39 degrees! It was awesome….however in true Allie and John style, I was sat ...
We went through a five mile tunnel, dead straight through the rock (apparently the train driver can see the light at the end of the tunnel almost from the beginning of the passage) and the spiral tunnels - much shorter, but at the time an engineering feat. Basically the train enters the tunnel and does around a 270 degree turn and emerges up to 10 metres higher than it started. It comes out facing the wrong ...
... ski area to enjoy some views and good food, then head for the lake itself. It's a fairly easy-going day, recovering from yesterday's long hike and preparing for the start of Ean and my 5-day backpack.
218 floors climbed
(And this was a "rest" day! I wish I could live like this all the time.)