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... visitor centre for a quick lunch with the hot sun burning down upon us. On the journey back we hoped to find bears but thought we might not be lucky. However, Joe saw a 'bear jam’ ahead with lots of cars stopped and sure enough there was a pair of black bears just back from the road. Some people were getting out of their cars to take photos which is really crazy as bears can move very fast! We were very pleased but more was ...
... and try to take in the beauty around us. 'Bear on the left' or 'Bear to the right' were calls from our hosts throughout the day. The Rocky Mountaineer engine drivers were in constant communication with Brandi and Jas, and if they saw a bear up ahead the message would be relayed throughout the train. Brandi would scream out the message, resulting in all passengers diving to the designated side of the train with cameras ready. Time and again the ...
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Drive Home - Our drive home was going to be a slightly different one from our journey as we were taking the Icefield Parkway Road......this is world re-known for it's stunning route cutting through the mountains, with the sunshine it was definitely the best drive yet! With a little more of a direct route we successfully returned home at around 7pm.
Amazing road trip.......excellent few days away!!
... island in it that is accessed from a bridge with views to Pyramid Mtn and is separated from Patricia Lake by a glacial ledge. These lake have beautiful clear water as the glacial flour that make the rivers milky has had time to settle. Set out to walk around Patricia Lake as the guide book said you could, but ended up going uphill away from the lake and coming across a sign saying the area was closed as it was ...
... have. The woman didn't even get a photo. We were ecstatic! We were starting to think we weren't going to see a bear this trip. (We did see one last trip on the drive Ito Yosemite but didn't get a photo.) To watch him at such close range casually eat was amazing.
We arrived at Malaigne Lake on a high. Decided to do a short hike to Moose Lake not even thinking about moose, we were too busy reliving the bear story. Just before the lake we passed a couple ...
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