Travel Blogs from Jasper
26 October 2000
We rented a blue Ford from National and now we are on our way to Vancouver Island where Kevin will visit a mine. First stopover is Jasper in the Rocky Mountains. It is farming area and squares of colourful pastures become part of the scenery. We ate at a roadhouse in the countryside - real wholesome eggs, hash browns, bacon …
The theme of the day was learning about the power of mother nature and water in particular, whether that be in the form of a running river, a majestic waterfall, frozen in glacier form or just a big container full of it known as a lake!
There's no escaping the stuff, water (oh and trees... and now I come to think of it, mountains too) are …
My camera died on me half way through this day... I didn't remember to charge it!
Jasper is located in a beautiful national park. I just don't want to leave Canada; I'm in love with this place. Made the perfect choice of place to stay. Astoria is the center of action with its pub next door, downstairs. Last night was St Patrick's Day, so party time in green. The owner George is a great guy and he's got a super team. I have a …
... so that Joy and Austin back home wouldn't think that we are complete neanderthals. I think that they were columbines, but only because they were the only purpley things listed on a sign we saw later. A couple of hours later we emerged from the forest at Patricia Lake with it's stunning backdrop of the Rockies, and kept wandering along until we arrived at Pyramid Lake with it's resort, jetty and all manner of hire craft. While sitting on a seat outside ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAstoria Hotel Jasper
This was a good location for enjoying the downtown area but the rooms were tiny and the facility was old.
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