Travel Blogs from Calgary
... arrived!), foundation of Calgary, with a fair bit about the role of what became the RCMP later on, as well as on early life in Calgary, which included the usual things ... and, amongst others, how shockingly awful medical care was back in the day.
The photo shows one of the 'awards' in Fort Calgary's Hospital - and there were so few (or no) Doctors available that, even though they weren't supposed to, the NWMP Doctors treated locals even after civilian Doctors ...
... offer, but many buildings are made of wood and it has this cute little-mountain-town flair, if you you know what I mean ;) And of course the scenery is just amazing!! Also the one-hour drive from Banff to Lake Louise is well worth a trip. There is an official highway leading there, but there is also an alternative route, just parallel to the highway, but so much more beautiful!
Lake Louise was frozen when we were there, so ...
... is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy
“Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.” – Paul Theroux
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbour. ...
... vantage point in town. What better way to experience these beauties than to bike down one of them! So off we go in a weathered van up the side of Chachani for a 3 hour drive through a shanty town then switch backs all the way up to 4800 m (15,800') above Arequipa. It's impossible not to be captivated by the view of El Misti, the other volcano, in front of us the whole time, while looking down, Arequipa is unfortunately shrouded in thick smog. Once geared up ...
We didn't need to get too early today because we don't have many things planned. This is Tori's last day and she will need to be at the airport by around 4 pm. We get up around 9 am and pack Tori's things so we won't need to drop by the hotel again before the airport.
We are headed to Calgary Olympic park where we plan to go on the Skyline Lluge and ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility