Swiss Village Inn
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... go to watch it – from the Bayside Lounge! They warned us that we had to book early to reserve seats as it was only a small bar, so that’s what we did and got lucky!
The previous week’s displays (which we missed whilst in Jasper) were between Japan and Brazil meaning that this evening’s final would be team Canada! Yay!
At 10pm on the dot the cocktail bar's ...
... behind us.
We take a breather for a while at the top before heading back down, but this time down a different route, following the glacier and eventually the river that is born from the glaciers melt water. This takes us alongside the lake and full circle back to our starting point beside the chateau.
The walk had taken us several hours, to cover just over 8 miles up and down the mountain. Enough time that a wedding ceremony they had been setting ...
... swollen with glacial meltwater bursts off the top of a cliff and falls over 250 metres to the bottom, where it joins the Yoho River. Quite a stunning sight as it is in full flow at the moment. Rather reminiscent of Yosemite Falls. We took a few photos and got as close as we could before Chelle got nippy – the wind coming off it was powerful and the water absolutely freezing, so getting close required more warm, waterproof ...
... miles up 2500 vertical feet to Hamilton Lake. While it wasn't a long hike, it was quite the leg burner.
When we finally found the lake, encircled by steep, rocky cliffs, we stripped down to our skivvies to cool off our sweaty, tired bodies. The dip in the icy water felt great until a swarm of mosquitoes settled in and our lake experience went down hill quickly. Somehow, I came away with only a few bites, while Tony unfortunately suffered a worse fate. The bugs went to town on ...
... So far we have done over 3000 miles. Had a couple of days, straight driving. 12 hours with a couple of stops, but so comfortable to drive.
The has been about 16 - 17 miles per gallon avg,but being (I think) a V10, that's not to bad. ...