Ponderosa Motor Inn
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... that apply to towns within the parks such as Banff.
As we neared Banff we were very aware of all the roads closed off because of the large number of stressed Grizzlies in the area. At Canmore we had read the reports in the local paper about Grizzlies following and bluff charging various groups of people and, bluff or not, we didn’t feel this was something we wanted to experience up close and personal from ourselves so ...
... covered in tree with the tops shrouded in a heavy mist waterfalls ect... to snow caped mountains with the snow in some places down near the road. Stopped at Maccas for lunch and saw a couple of witnesses on a lunch break, he is a pioneer and said he had 68 studies and has already gotten his hours for this year. Back on the road again and the typical sight in the car is kids on tablets sleeping or eating! Well we arrived at the motel at about 9.30pm and ...
... and were sent flying in there direction. Then Hunter put a firecracker under where someone was sitting. Then Jack and kyle went to sleep. At 2 o clock Dad and Camie woke us up to show us the northern lights, which were beautiful, and then we went back to sleep. The next morning we said good bye to everyone and returned to dad and Camies house after a five hour drive then Jack and kyle played on the Xbox. Jack and Kyle woke up the next morning feeling refreshed.
... t find a site at Yoho National Park. (It was not possible to reserve in advance). When we arrived at Kicking Horse Monarch Campground at 2 pm, we had our pick of sites; however, by evening, the campground was full.
In the park, we visited Emerald Lake and Natural Bridge, before heading back to the campsite to make pizza for dinner. Against all expectations, the RV’s oven works perfectly! We had a slightly overdone first pizza, but the second one was just ...
... we realized that we had no means of starting a campfire. A neighbouring group was kind enough to give us a lighter and we soon had a small fire blazing. After dinner, Seta expertly toasted several marshmallows for herself and Silvio. Toby tried his hand at it as well, but ended up letting Nadine take over.
By 10 pm (new time), all of the campers around us had turned in. We went to bed not too much ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking