Grande Rockies Resort
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This morning we lazed about a bit before leaving the campground. We started driving to the Lake Louise area and hemmed and hawed about whether to take the faster Trans-Canada Highway or the slower Bow Valley Parkway. We chose the the slower route in hopes of spotting wildlife and taking the road less traveled. A few miles down the road, I looked in the rear view mirror and spotted a large, dark silhouette in the near distance. I grabbed Tony's arm and calmly told ...
... head into town to a launderette which Jess recommended to drop off our washing, $15 for a big bag full, they do it all for you and we pick it up tomorrow perfectly folded. We went to a show and dinner last night called 'OH CANADA EH ? It was very entertaining, a good laugh. The Gondala ride was an excursion today which we were initially going to do, but decided to take it easy this morning and walk around Banff as it looks ...
On Monday, June 2, we drove to Lake Louise which is named after Princess Louise Alberta, 1848-1939, the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria.
We had our group photo with Mt. Victoria in the background and then did a 6 km Volkswalk along the right side of the lake. We saw chipmunks and pica. We saw rock climbers at the end of the trail. There was a lot of snow and ice on the ...
Lucky for us overnight it hardly rained so it wasn't a big issue camping. The morning involved us packing up camp and going into the town of revelstoke to check it out. We got in there before anything opened so we just wandered the streets for a bit. Then we hit up the train museum which was a history of the train lines throughout Canada that connect west and East Canada. The museum was surprisingly interesting and very informative. They even ...
Interesting facts in case you are thinking of coming here:
* Banff is 4000'
* Lake Louise around 5000'
* Banff is named from Scottish town called Banffshire. Guys that discovered it from Scotland
* The Cascade Mtn is 10,200'. Gets it's name from water that cascades down the mtn and created a crevice down the face
* Hoo Doos are on Roundel mtn. They are forms made by the wind in sandstone and the Natives thought ...