Twin Pine Motor Inn
Travel Blogs from Hinton
Saskatoon. 7:30 am 8 degrees. We are getting use to the cold mornings. We don't like it but if your well prepared you can do anything you want. Our first stop was at the Co-Op for gas. That was our first mistake. More on that later. Another time zone, another town. We are hoping to get to jasper today. As we approach 240 km from our first gas stop, Tom swerves over into a gas station on the side of the Trans Canada hwy. or hwy 16. He ...
... you are forced to recall them - my father taught me the heat part), We then start to head down hill and accelerate, I apply the brakes gently, and then manually apply the trailer brakes to help slow us down, all the while I am downshifting as well. Its all a delicate balance.
We drove through Banff and Jasper National Forests today, and ended up in a town called Hinton; ironically a place with a KOA campground - ...
... and feeding right next to the road and two of them were drinking from water that was running down the rocks. Seeing the animals up close is a real joy.
The scenery on the drive from Banff to Jasper, was absolutely breathtaking. We took upwards of 125 to 150 pictures. Of course, when we get home, we will just have 100s of pictures of snow capped mountains. They are more majestic than one could ever believe from a photo. As ...
Extra day layover activities at Hinton KOA.
Needed Town time.
K&J Thumbs Up for the town of Hinton
and the KOA.
Last night just before lights out, the tribal council finalized the decision to stay over in this park an additional day. We slept in all the way to 7:30 which is a trick when it starts getting light around 4:00 in the morning here.
... beautiful. We exited the park and stayed the night in Hinton, Alberta. Like most KOA's it was a nice campground. The mountains in the distance from Jasper were beautiful and surrounding fields and cattle and horses made for a beautiful idyllic scene. We have seen plenty of wildlife in the National Parks of Canada and now we are ready to head to the beginning of the ALCAN Highway.