Travel Blogs from Jasper
Arrived in Jasper after another busy day Touring. Seen signs on the road to look out for Moose and Caribou. Still looking. Some Elk were seen in front of our hotel, whilst we were out having dinner... A KitKat moment. Our first stop was at Lake Louise. It was lovely, wet, and cold, but the colour is better on a dull day. So our guide said. We set …
There is nothing to beat it for breathtaking views - travelling along the Icefields Parkway from Lake Louise to Jasper.
The mountain range was breathtaking and each peak seemed to contain its own glacier. To top this off, we went onto the Athabasca Glacier which is part of the Columbia Icefield. We drank the melted glacier icewater and …
... short distance from him and took the obligatory photos, and as I have heard that bears can be quite dangerous I took the precaution of winding up my windows.. After bidding my farewell to the grizzly I headed into Banff township, where I located somewhere to have a hot breakfast. Banff township had a real classy range of shops and I managed to resist the temptation to go exploring, although if Ineke or MJ were with me I doubt that ...
... cold and freezing! We spend some time in the hot pool but eventually move to the warm pool to relax. Patrick tries out the freezing pool....but not for long. Lyndsey takes a dip too and then returns to the HOT pool. Tori and I are chicken and only test the cold waters with our toes.
Today dawns rainy, foggy and 50 degrees, so we'll don our wind proof & waterproof riding suit and brave its worst to bring you the news from the furthest paved reaches of Jasper National Park.
By the way, for a park famed for wildlife sightings, I have seen remarkably little, only a pair of ospreys really, and ravens seeking to pillage my campsite. Apparently I did barely miss: 1 wolf and 1 Grizzly bear who just crossed the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking