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... woman from Townsville, Australia, serving behind the bar. Had another very poor night due to being overheated. Saw a paddock (?) full of deer on the way there. Dinner at the Lodge, pretty ordinary. But the accommodation was good value - $234 per night including two full day ski tickets and shuttle. As it was already February 10 in Australia, we rang Jez from our gondola on the way up the mountain to say happy birthday and have a short ...
... the end of our hiking limit, we were greeted with a beautiful view from above the lake. We were looking down at the lake and across to the glacier which supplied the lake. This was an intense glacial blue colour and reminded us of Lake Tekapo in New Zealand which was one of my favourite places there.
There were quite a few more lakes that we skipped but we stopped to glance at Herbert Lake which had a beautiful emerald colour water this time. ...
Monday 8th September
I woke up and opened the curtains to find a
dusting of snow and it's still falling.
At 9 o’clock we left Jasper
behind us and were taken
by coach to Lake Louise.
Our first stop was the Columbia Ice field. On the way we passed Tangle Falls, which I tried ...
... do have peeps that are waiting with bated breath on the reports of our adventure of the day...nothing ventured, nothing gained...and heck we are already here and we might as well go for it! Pat M., this was definitely keeping an eye out for special memories as you always suggest. NOW it was time to trudge up the hill (STEEP hill remember) so off we went. Now picture this...there are all kinds and sizes of cars, RVs, trucks, etc. parked solidly along the left side of the hill ...
... of the low vegetation growing at their feet, and the pink of the fireweed was very beautiful in its own right. You could see "the bones" of the mountains in the outline of where the trees once grew. Fascinating. We crossed into Alberta at 11:00. We also had our 3rd Born Free sighting.
When we came to the main road where we could turn right and go to Banff or turn left and go to Lake Louise (both equally distant) we were in somewhat of a quandary. When ...