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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Sad farewell to the beautiful Banff Fairmont hotel
- but we had an early appointment in Canmore. We had booked a 'Snowy Owl' Tour to basically go and play with husky dogs :-) Good business model - these guys have a sledging business in the winter months and now they have started organising tours for people to come and learn about huskies and spend some time meeting and playing with them. This was our type of tour!
Got up early and headed out as it was snowing, which it did all the way to almost Jasper. The weather was COLD! We wanted to get to a lower elevation ASAP and we got to a balmy 57 as we approached Kamloops, BC, where we are staying the night. The scenery today was mostly out the ...
... The highway was busy but we got to Hope without incident. Then the rain started. Between bursts we ate our sandwiches and made a pit stop before getting on the Coquihalla. Speaking of pit stops, the posted speed limit is 120 but many, many cars must travel at about 150. We arrived in Kamloops just as the wind picked up. As we approached the city whey could see a sandstorm moving across the hills and by the time we reached the hotel I ...
... which was originally built by the Hudson Bay Company in 1827 as a depot for collecting furs and provisions. Feeling hungry now we were lucky enough to be in the first sitting for breakfast and went down below to the dining car to enjoy a hearty meal. Back upstairs we were pleased to find that the bar was now open so we ordered our first Sauvignon Blanc of the day, a local Canadian variety which was surprisingly good. Travelling on we passed some ...
... We went through Hell's Gate which is where the Fraser River is the narrowest. The river flows 200,000 gal of water per min. which is 2.5 times more than Niagra Falls. We heard the story that when the explorer Fraser got through the pass, he was deathly afraid of heights and had to scale the cliffs above the river. He wrote in his diary that he passed through a place where no living man should have to pass. Thus the name, Hell's Gate. We passed a freight train ...