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... could make out the Rockies ahead of me. Impressive !Had lunch at an " A & W" which is a bit like a Canadian McDonalds but better. Bloke walked in and asked me about the bike, Triumph, BSA etc then the guy next to me states that he is from Canterbury, Kent although he lives here now.
Signs warning of wildlife were on the road side and looking for bears I soon saw my first wild ...
... detoured via the massively deep canyons of maligne canyon which at its deepest of 51m pummels water through its chutes. Let's just. Say the steps required to go down (then back up again) really feels great on my ass lol. Can definitely feel some muscles there! We also drive onto see maligne lake and bumped into a carabou along the way - they are very majestic creatures. Once arriving at the lake one of the first things we noticed was high high the ...
... head into Lake Louise. The views from the hotel are out of this world. I really enjoyed the hotel lobby and décor. Pete Dykstra would have really liked the trophies on the wall. It was about noon so we headed back to the coaches for lunch. What a great view from our front windshield. Great shot of Dave and Kathleen at lunch relaxing.
Now on to the Columbia Icefields Parkway. The views in this section are about the best so far. At the Icefield Center, ...
... in munching dandelions and small bushes along the edge of the road. They totally ignored the cars that had stopped to watch.
We were greeted by a herd of Mountain sheep, many of them this year's crop of lambs. They were roaming freely around the parking lot. We checked out the interpretive signage and after talking to a few people found the path to the hot springs. Again we walked past the site of a large landslide that had ...
... This was worth freezing my butt off the last 20 miles. We all agreed that it was pretty cool to be sitting neck deep in water....outside...while minor snow flurries swirled around us.
We soaked for about an hour before heading back to town and I, for one, was much soothed and my bones warmed after my soak. The ride back wasn't as cold. As we neared Jasper from the north, we came upon a small ...
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With a massage chair in the room made this place a winner...though the free breakfast was bland
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