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I think I am going to get my mountain roads quota in. I know I have not mentioned how much the scent of evergreens permeates the mountain air. It is so fresh and makes me think of all the times I walked in the woods at our farm and when I worked with Parks.
From Cranmore I headed up the Bow Valley Parkway to Lake Louise and then from there on up 93N (Icefields Parkway) to Bow Summit. Could not have asked for better roads with vistas. Could have asked for less sprinkling rain all day but was thankful the clouds held no deluges.
Very tempted to continue up to Jasper but I know I've been fighting a …
What a glorious ride - sun, mts & icefields. The ride from Prince George to Canmore cuts through Mt Robson Pk then on to the Icefields Parkway of Jasper Natl Pk. This is awe-inspiring landscape for anyone who loves glaciers & turquoise rivers & lakes. Bikers galore going both ways.
Rode about 440 mi & realized I had not stopped …
... additional mosi biteswe headed into town for a celebratory happy hour drink to toast our achievement and our planned return home followed by dinner at the 'best BBQ' in Baff at Wild Bills, which was mediocre at best and my brisket had certainly not been home smoked in their very own kitchen for a minimum of 15 hour as stated! If you are in Banff I wouldn't bother!!
As we headed back to camp for a cup of tea and an early night (hiding from the mosi's really) ...
... to experience this. We turned the heater on & it made the van nice & warm.......And STILL the neck is sore!!
Off to the chiropractor on Monday morning, & he did wonders, it was a slipped disc, so while
Mike was enduring this pain & anguish, I enjoyed a cafe latte, while having my hair washed, cut & a blowdry, only the second one, since we left home in December. So decadent!! ...