Douglas Fir Resort & Chalets
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- Room service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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This morning we woke up in our rickety cabin. Paddy and I had been on a severely wonky sofa bed for three nights and were glad to fold it up for the last time. A final strange breakfast in the camp dining room and we packed up efficiently again.
There are mixed feelings about the holiday being over. I have got such a taste for travel now I …
... after us as the conditions were perfect to view the lake and surrounding mountains with a totally clear view. We decided to take nature in our own hands and glancing at the warning notice decided to head off through the bush in search of bears....apparently if there are 4 of you-who agree to stay within 3 metres of each other - (Michael missed that bit), it isn't illegal to wander the bush!! Unfortunately we didn't find any bears..... but we did discover ...
... set in a beautiful meadow surrounded by mountains, with a river running off to one side. All very photogenic. Only a few other couples had made the journey ahead of us so the setting was very calm and relaxed and it also meant that we’d be able to get some good photos without masses of people in them, as well as get the chance to grab one of the few benches to have a well-deserved sit down. We sat munching on our trail mix ...
... take away from it. We wondered through the hotel, a very fancy place, with fancy people, fancy bars, fancy doors and even fancy carpet that we stood upon. It was fancy!
This last part of the drive from Lake Louise to Banff was one of the best yet. Big mountains with the last ruminates of snow lying at the top, uncovering the rock faces that were hidden beneath. Soon the rocks would slowly lead down to the pine woods that surrounded the rest of the mountains and ...
... was the funniest Australian from Brisbane who had us in fits with his humour and as usual Jess and Richard had a nice surprise for us, the most delicious Maple whiskey liquor to toast a drink on the ice. As you can imagine high altitude and even just a small cup of the stuff got everyone quite tiddly. Jess likes to offer us little gems ( she calls them ) in the form of a lovely picnic at Frozen Bow Lake park, unfortunately ...