Rocky Mountain Springs Lodge and Restaurant
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We then took a ride on a Gondola to the top of Sulfur Mountain which is 7492 ft high. It must have been 30 degrees (or colder) at the top - so cold and icy and slippery. Jeff made a cool sign in the snow that showed he loves me! So romantic. The Gondola stopped on way down for 2 min. Then it stopped again - so high above the trees and the wind made he gondola sway a lot. That was scary! We found out that the stops are triggered if winds get to ...
... all burned. I got some pictures of this. It was very interesting to see. The trees were all burned but the trunks were still standing. So the mountains looked like they had toothpicks all over them.
Also, I want to comment on Canada's money. I love their money. It is not paper. I think it is plastic. At least the newer bills. I attempted to take a picture of a new 20. It has a clear plastic part with a ...
... needed to get anywhere.. At least they gave us a bit of food as we couldn't go anywhere at the time we came into town. The hotel was one of two and the floor room numbers were weird...some ploy at avoiding some building code or something. Lyn, Leigh and the two of us decided to have a couple of drinks before bed the atmosphere was pretty good in the bar beside the "music" of the poker ...
... have alpine architecture, it is really exquisite.
The Fairmont Banff Springs hotel is enormous and built like a castle and a fair walk from the town centre, so hopefully we are walking off some of the food that is on offer. Wandered through ...
... for trucks that can’t stop – the exit goes almost straight up the mountain for maybe a quarter of a mile. Not sure what the truck does once its up there, theres no way back down except backing up! Also, it took some getting used to that we had to plan ahead to buy gas where it was available, and that you could not just stop somewhere whenever you wanted a soda or bathroom break. Everything, including people, was few and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility