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 …
Wow, Wow and again Wow!!
Our time in the snow has been magic.
Starting in Jasper off the train at nightfall, shuttled to Lobstick Lodge. Apparently a Lobstick (a tree with its lower branches removed), was a marker used by early explorers to mark a trail or camp. Best part of this accomm was the 3 hot tubs of graduating heat, 1 inside and 2 …
We had a buffet breakfast in the lodge before making one of our longer journeys from Lake Louise to Jasper. We decided to make a day off it and stopped off at many places along the way taking plenty of pictures. So far we had had fantastic weather but when we stopped for lunch it absolutely poured it down, fortunately the sun came out again just …
So we're finally in the rockies! And its finally cold! Well, it's warm here to the locals, but the start of our rocky mountains travel lands us in 1 degree temperatures at lunchtime. On our first night we did the Maligne Canyon icewalk in the dark. It was really awesome being down in the snow, walking on frozen rivers and exploring icicle caves - …
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking