Travel Blogs from Calgary
... parts of it!
3. In 1996, 15 people died trying to summit Everest, this is recorded as the worst year for Everest. Hundreds of corpses are still thought to be on the mountain somewhere (Eek, Scary!)
4. The mountain has many names. In Nepal the mountain is known as Sagarmatha, meaning “forehead of the sky” and in Tibet the mountain “Chomolangma” or ‘mother of the universe.’
... where I am and that there’s a reason I’m back for Christmas and the beginning of 2014.
Thanks for reading, and thanks for being interested. I think that writing this blog was one of my better ideas and am realizing that even more now that I’m home. Ideas for the subject of my next blog can be submitted below in the comments section!
But seriously, comments are welcome, and you can legitimately suggest more blogging ideas if you want. ...
I can't believe the day is finally here! A year ago, it was just a dream. Now I have managed to get my life into 2 checked bags and 2 carry-on and am moving to a new continent!
House remains a slight disaster. As many know, I am an "active procrastinator" but didn't quite have time to finish cleaning (active being the type ...
... a NY thing but it turns out the brunch culture is a continent wide thing. I need to take a photo of a a menu to demonstrate the level of awesomeness I'm talking about. So far the blueberry pancakes with bacon and syrup are my favourite.
Canadians talk funny- It's started with 'Ooot and abbot' when we were in Calgary, by Banff people had started to put 'eh?' on the end of all ...
... System. From there we visited Bow River Falls which was very nice and actually consists
of multiple falls and rapids. Lots of
fast water and saw one kayaker, downstream of the falls, take off and out of
sight quickly. Then
went up the mountain just a bit to where the
Banff Fairmont Hotel and Banff hot springs are located. The hotel is another huge old hotel built by
the Canadian Pacific RR ...