Banff Aspen Lodge
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Good place to stay, great staff!
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... to take Bow Valley Parkway up to Lake Louise, this is the old Trans Canada Highway, it is slow but we took this way hopefully to see some wildlife from the road (no luck) plus stop at Johnston Canyon.
We stopped at Johnston Canyon however could not go on the 2km trail to see the canyon and beautiful falls as there was a rock slide yesterday and took out the paths and the hand rails and has to ...
... roof at the corner which appeared to be the problem area. So far so good....Red Green would be proud. Not sure what the buses parked all around us are thinking though! We did also get our first look at Lake Louise from a far distance on the gondola. Tomorrow morning we are going to look at it up close before packing up the camper and heading off to smokey Jasper. Hopefully they are getting this rain too to help stop the Forrest fire occurring just East of ...
... of it we realised that Selina had officially (or acquiring to GMT) had turned 18 so a big moment, although we will have to wait until tomorrow to have a glass of celebratory bubbles as we're still on the 1st here.
Having a wee relax now before we head out to the town centre to watch the fireworks for Canada Day - although we will of course consider them part of Selina's birthday celebrations.
... We'd been thinking of going ice-skating at Lake Louise but decided against it and had a quiet afternoon for what remained.
In the evening we went down to the deli. Matt had lasagne and I had a tiny bit of it and a coffee. I wasn't hungry. There ended up being eight of us from our group in the deli.
Went back upstairs and packed for early start ...
is where the Fairmont Chateau Hotel is,our bed for the
night. Very posh it is too. I reckon dinner might be a
little pricey this evening!
The weather forecasting here seems to be a bit hit and miss. The forecast for today was 17degs and sunny, it turned out to be -4degs and snowing!