Sandman Hotel & Suites Calgary West
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... up to the deer to get a better picture - they didn't really care that there was about another 10 people standing a reasonable distance away getting photos. The animal had enough and walked away.
Lunch was back in the township of Banff. We then did last minute shopping where Matthew bought his Birthday present of Oilers hockey player Wayne Gretzky (Holds the most records in NHL) figurine holding the Stanley Cup ( like the AFL Grand final Cup) and ...
... can drop into people's lives and be made to feel like part of the family, so much so I often don't want to leave the next day.
But the wheels continue to roll and this stage of the trip has had more than it's fair share of tough days. The usual headwinds, heat and hills taking their toll day after day, combined with a string of flat tyres an increasingly buckled back wheel and deteriorating front one meant that I have truly limped and wobbled my way ...
... wildlife - the family of Moose fording the Bow River, Long Horned Sheep grazing on the roadside, herds of Elk meandering through the campsite, friendly Canadian Ground Squirrels cheep cheeping their vocals everywhere, the 'most dangerous animal in the Rockies', the Chipmunk which creates more hospital admissions than any other animal in Canada and finally, the majestic, fearless, exciting and totally self motivated BEARS. At first I thought it was a myth that bears lived in Canada, ...
... to end this amazing day. And I need time to rest my brain and digest all that has happened today. Do you ever get the feeling that you can't appreciate fully what's happening while its happening. You hafta regurgitate it later and look at it to get better focus. Well, didn't happen, I was out like a light. Sweet dreams Gary.
So, now its your turn, to put into words what you thought of our first ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSandman Hotel & Suites Calgary West
Beautiful lobby and very comfortable, clean rooms. Attached to the Denny's restaurant where we enjoyed a nice breakfast.
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