Travel Blogs from Jasper
Before we started the next leg of our road trip to the Icefield Parkway and Jasper, we drove to Lake Minnewanka in the hope of seeing the Floating Island. We soon found out that in order to see this island it required an hour and a half boat ride. Since we were pressed for time we made the decision to make our way to the Icefield Parkway. On the …
So beautiful, the drive through some of Canada's best was breathtaking. Then it happened...the weather changed... now we copped the weather we thought we would get the most of...icy winds and sleet.
It was our day to go onto Columbia ice field in a 4wd bus. The facility at Columbia Ice fields hosts the most amount of female toilets in the …
... a horse riding school - and it was better than the one at the Fairmont the night before.
On the way home the driver said he would take us for a quck drive to see if he could spot an elk for us - and we did. Unfortunately he also took a wrong turn and meant that he had to reverse quite a long way back a narrow road before he could find a way to reverse. We gave him a good cheer for that.
Again it was very hot in the room.
... the worst of the drenching, but as the rapids got larger every got fairly wet. It was a nice sunny day, but the river was glacier fed, so was a balmy 4 degrees, pretty refreshing when it hit you, despite the sexy sleeveless wetsuit. It was a great fun experience, and my first time white water rafting.
Once we were dropped off in town, we took the opportunity to catch up on our admin, booking the next few campsites on the tourist centres wifi ...
... into bed, and is out like a light. Nice to know we can have longer days without him needing it but also nice for some down time for us too. Emma takes full advantage and sets off with the camera to walk along the shore of our lake.
She can't get enough of the views and takes a tonne of photos from every possible angle. The huge mountains mirror perfectly in the shimmering lake. It's magical. Hoping for some great shots that look so ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMarmot Lodge Jasper
Fully renovated room, everything there, including a fridge. Happily recommended
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