Windtower Lodge & Suites
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Conference facilities
- Banquet room
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- I'm two days behind with my blog. We got to bed too late and I was too tired over the weekend!
- So, we left Calgary for Banff first thing. When we got to Banff we went to the Fairmont and found Lawrence (concierge who is a friend of a friend of one of Howard's old Westpac buddies). He was expecting us and gave us a dummy room key to …
... in the Rocky Mountains which was an unintended bonus of the unintentional trip around the world. Yes, we started on Vancouver Island and headed east until we got to Vancouver Island and now we will do the loop heading west.
Now that we have created this entry to explain how we went around the world without meaning to, the little blog travel map can be updated, no doubt giving a tiny thrill to any compulsive cartographers among us.
The three of us were pretty slow out of bed this morning into a state of consciousness but before long we were off to breakfast and then back to grab our stuff before heading to the golf course to show Will the elk. We took some photos at the gold course with the elk and then hit the road. We stopped in a little town at the bottom of the Rockies for some subway and then jumped straight back on the road. When we got to the next town we then made a stop at Dairy Queen ...
... different to the mix.
And next on the drive was..... can you guess..... yes... another lake!! But this is the most renowned lake in the National Parks and named after Queen Victoria's daughter. Lake Louise has its own village and all kinds of hotels and shops as it is a massive attraction on its own. The whole place is lovely and the lake had several hikes and a teahouse on one of the mountain hikes. We of course stayed on lake level, we already ...
... created with natural habitat all across the top. High fences were installed along the highway to divert wildlife from the highway and toward the overpasses. It took about five years for the wildlife to find the overpasses and begin using them to cross the highway safely. The overpasses have become models for other countries who seek to protect both motorists and wildlife along busy super highways.
By contrast Banff felt like a town that had been built for tourists, like ...