Banff Aspen Lodge
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Good place to stay, great staff!
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... the glacier) where we took some beautiful shots of the lake in all of its vivid blue glory! Much more blue in colouring to LL which is a very pale green/ Aqua. Went for a walk around the lake - as far as you can go along one side before coming to the river rapids at the other end. So pretty all the way along. I just go nuts with the camera but it's so hard not to! Spent about 3 hours there and then started to ...
... the place became a destination for locals and travelers from all over the world to go to for the healing and relief that came from bathing in and drinking the hot sulfur water that flowed from the mountain. While we were there, we also toured the Canadian memorial and museum dedicated to the people that were placed in the internment camps during WWI. The story is very interesting and worth researching to learn how the Germans, Turks, Slovaks, etc. were ...
... stop at Athabasca Falls to allow us another "wow" moment before reaching Jasper and our accommodation at the Park Lodge. This is a lovely rustic, cabin style place situated on the shores of a lake, very popular with walkers and families and has a real hunting lodge feel with fires in the public areas. Leaving Alberta and returning to British Columbia the next day started with a sighting of that elusive thing - a grizzly bear! Huge thing, cinnamon ...
... down all at the same time.
We did our Kris Kringle. Matt and I had bought a calendar and magnet and wrapped them. They had to be gifts to the value of $5 and non-gender specific. Matt ended up with a little bottle of Baileys and I got a pack of cards, so of course we swapped.
After dinner we went to the lobby for the end of Christmas carols. They were passing out hot chocolate. Karen suggested I add my Baileys to that, which I did, and it was very ...
... Ice field, we made a quick stop to
photograph the Saskatchewan River which has the
Saskatchewan Mountain on one side and Mount
Cirrus on the other, which you will have to take
my word for because we couldn’t see the mountains!
We climbed to a height of 7,000ft crossing the summit
of Mount Bow, and stopped at Bow Lake for a photo.
We then motored down to ...