Spruce Grove Inn
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There are better places, confusing room layout no fridge or anything comfortable for Aussies. Too far away from town.
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... leadership abilities, most likely :) I picked some berries from a nearby bush and we fed them to the squirrels, who ate from our hands and one of them even bit Julia a little (didn't break skin, so it's fine). We hung around the rock pile for half an hour observing and feeding the squirrels and then moved on.
A little further ahead we saw the area where streams of melted water from ...
... 4 of us went straight to the Coffee shop and had a lovely coffee. More exploring of the shops, then 1300 came along, so time for lunch down in a nice mall food court, then a bit more of a look around town, then to an Indian museum, and how hard it must have been for them to survive especially when they get 8 months of snow, and bitterly cold winters. Back to the Fairmont Banff Hotel at 1530, a walk around for a while, then i ...
... experience’ and several other things. The man must be minted!
Back to the day. The Ice Explorer is equipped for steep icy roads, and calmly handles the 35% gradient down onto the glacier (the second steepest stretch of road in North America), passing some longhorn sheep on the nearby moraine on the way. We disembarked and set foot for the first time on the glacier. It was very cold (funnily enough) and much like tramping around in ...
... we did the walk.
The walk involved a lot of switchbacks and offered few views on the way up. Thankfully we were in the shade of trees for most of it so the heat wasn’t too overwhelming. We were amongst quite a lot of people near the start but this got less as we got higher. Either they were all faster than us or they gave up before us.
The reward for this walk was stunning views once we reached the top. Well that was the plan, however in the last few minutes of ...
... but pretty funny!!! Anyway onto Banff - just beautiful! We headed downtown for a feed - ended up at Eddie's - Aussie girl served us! Craig drunk beer out I a 32oz Canadian boot - all class! I'll just stick to my bourbon! It's CANADA Day today - so everyone is celebrating! Fireworks are on tonight - if it ever gets dark! It's 1030pm and still ...