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From there it was on to the southern end of the Parkway, at Lake Louise. I did also want to visit nearby Herbert Lake and Moraine Lake, but alas, like many of the sites along the way, both roads to these were closed for the season. I have visited and photographed Lake Louise before, so I didn’t set aside too much time for it, but it’s still always beautiful to see.
Now unlike most other sites ...
... few pictures at this cute bridge and at the Jasper town site sign. Tori and I get out and take some pics on the bridge and then we head for the sign.
Well guess who we meet at the sign? The minilove ladies! They ask us to take some pics for them and so we do and then grab ...
... Next stop is the Lake Minnewanka Cruise which is only a 15 minute drive away and another winding road up and down a mountain. Tried to get there for the 2pm cruise (they go every half hour) but the car in front drove too slow plus there were a lot of other people there. Booked on the 3pm cruise so enjoyed a walk along the shore line of the lake. Walked back to the jetty to wait for the cruise (15 minutes ...
... menu has a heavy emphasis on fondue and table grilling is popular. Frankie ordered a schnitzel dish and I chose the chef's special sandwich. Both plates were very good. I'd recommend this place if you have to be in Banff.
The second best part of the day was that we had to drive back through KNP. We were already looking forward to seeing it again, from the opposite direction. All in all, this was one of the best days of the entire journey. Oh yeah, the weather was perfect. ...
... dinner! Banff high street is lined with beautiful old style shop buildings with Cascade mountain sitting at the bottom of the street ( of course it's a few miles away but it looks like its at the end of the road). It is very touristy but very similar to Queenstown in New Zealand with the same buzz and appeal! We really overspent the budget dining out for lunch everyday in Vancouver so we were looking for cheap options! The expected 15% tipping ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility